Monthly Archives: December 2002

Style and the Single Girl

An Open Letter to Cathy Lee; There was a time, and there are photographs to prove it, when I thought that a great outfit was a pair of farmer overalls with a college t-shirt over it. Everything was purchased in … Continue reading

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Dating Jewish? Thoughts from a Jew by Choice.

Leah Jones is an administrative assistant by day, a writer by night and an aspiring ballroom dancer. A proud Jew by choice, she shares some of her new insights on interfaith dating with Shebrew. 1. Jewish men are down with … Continue reading

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Shmuley and the Single Girl: Kosher Sex?

As a liberal, single Jewish woman, it would be very tempting to brush off Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s teachings. After all, he is a Hassidic rabbi—what could he possibly have to say to me about my life? About five years ago, … Continue reading

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Chanukah: Creating Tradition

As the holidays rolled around this year, I found myself a bit more teary eyed than I expected. My mom and I were doing Thanksgiving at a Chinese restaurant and there wasn’t a turkey in site. For comfort, I made … Continue reading

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Career Path and the Single Girl

In the summer of 2005, I was given two options by the PR agency where I was temping. Go temp-to-perm and become an Administrative Assistant or take an internship and begin a career in PR. I polled family, friends, and … Continue reading

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For Love or Money

I didn’t have a job when I walked across the stage at my college graduation. At parties that night, I told my friends, “I have three choices. I can go into industry and actually use my chemistry degree. I can … Continue reading

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Trope and the Single Girl

“Leah, it doesn’t have to be so sexy.” That’s my cantor for you. She knows that I’m 29, going on 13, and she can say things differently to me than she does the normal bat mitzvah student. “Okay, this is … Continue reading

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