Jewish Journal

  • You Can’t Change a Man…Or Can You?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 15, 2011 | 11:29 am

    My Grandmother always tells me you can’t change a man.  Better to just let him be.  We’ve all heard this and everyone likes to think that they would never be the kind of person to ask a significant other to change.  But yet, it’s impossible not to change at least a little when... read on

  • Is He My Soul Mate or Just a Good Mate?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 15, 2011 | 12:40 am

    I used to believe in soul mates as much as I believe in the New Yorker – which is to say a lot.  Not just when I was little but I remember talking to my mom about it not long after I graduated from college and defending the idea that it was fated in the stars that there is only one... read on

  • High On Love

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 13, 2011 | 11:25 am

    I recently returned from the Burning Man Festival in Black Rock City, Nevada (actually I’ve been back over a week but it’s taken that long to remove the dust from my body).  It’s an art festival in the middle of the desert and I went for the first time as part of my month long... read on

  • Tell Me Lies, Tell Me Sweet Little Lies

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 1, 2011 | 9:33 am

    An entry from my sister while I’m away at the Burning Man Festival.

    If someone were to ask me my strengths as a person, probably as my first offering, I would say that I am honest. And then I might backtrack immediately afterwards, saying that being honest may also be one of my... read on

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Tamara Shayne Kagel is a twenty-something fixture on the Los Angeles scene currently living in Santa Monica.  Currently, Tamara is a successful freelance writer (just ask her...

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