Jewish Journal

From the Mouths of Babes

By Joan G Friedman

November 11, 2004 | 7:00 pm

How Do You Decide Whom to Marry?


•You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and... read full article

  • The Forbidden Food

    By Dan Jacobs

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    I was casually walking through the meat aisle at the local supermarket yesterday morning looking for kosher chicken when I saw her holding a package of frozen shrimp.

    Her hair was long and sun-bleached blonde, and her eyes were blue like the sky. I knew she wasn't Jewish. My heart...

  • Women Take Part in Ceremonies

    By Ariella Palmer

    February 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    When Leslie Landman and Aaron Feigelson began planning their wedding four years ago, they knew it would follow Jewish law. "Tradition is very important to both of us," Landman says. But, unlike countless generations of brides before she says, "I wanted to have an active role."

    In the...

  • My Best French Weddings

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Of all the weddings I've attended, nothing compares to the spectacle that is the Jewish French wedding. My mom's Algerian side has thrived in France for decades. They socialize like the Algerian revolution never happened. Mom's family is bustling -- full of passion, mirth and --...

  • The World is More Than a Wedding

    By Linda Feldman

    August 28, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    "The Invention of Life," by René Magritte, 1926.

    When my kids were still preschoolers,young enough to be influenced by my every word, I used to have thisspiel about marrying out of Judaism. It went something like this:"It's an insult to the 6 million who died only because they...

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