Jewish Journal

  • Is Signing a Lease the New Marriage?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 13, 2012 | 8:10 am

    I signed a new lease on a house last night and so officially on October 1st, I will move in with my boyfriend and become one of the millions of cohabiting unmarried un-engaged couples that have begun to define my generation’s demographics.  After an exhaustive, stressful search... read on

  • Maxim’s Hottest Nightlife Bloggers

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 9, 2012 | 8:28 pm

    According to Maxim  I've been selected as one of their favorite nightlife bloggers.  Let's not split hairs over the nightlife description.  It was an honor to be included.  Sorry, it's taken me so long to get it up here. I was on a vacation and then we've were updating our website,... read on

  • Stop Taking Those High Heels Off Please!

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    August 17, 2012 | 9:30 am

    Having spent a lot more time in an office lately, I’ve come to notice a troubling trend: women are constantly flinging those heels off for flats or flip-flops and I just can’t stand it any longer.  These women wear their heels for about two minutes total and the rest of the day,... read on

  • The P90X of Yoga Has Arrived

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    August 16, 2012 | 9:33 pm

    Check out my review in The Huffington Post on The Ultimate Yogi here.

  • The lady’s guide to the TSA

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    July 16, 2012 | 10:01 am

    I’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately; almost every weekend for a while now and in addition to a terrible case of jet-lag I have picked up some tips on how to approach the complications of the TSA without sacrificing your dignity.  With summer travels upon us, many of us are... read on

  • Are We Just Moving In or Are We Moving Towards Marriage?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    July 3, 2012 | 9:30 am

    I’ve told my boyfriend I’m ready.  We’re beginning the exhausting search for a house so we can move in together.  It’s taken over three months since he initially asked, for me to decide this was the right decision for us, but I’ve come to the conclusion this is right for... read on

  • For the Love of God, Just Break Up With Him Already!

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    June 18, 2012 | 9:30 am

    There is a culture in our relationship obsessed young women’s world that has obfuscated a dark truth.  We have so overly focused on fixing our relationships that we have become completely blind to the fact that we’re in terrible relationships.  We read articles and talk and think for... 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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