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Talking to My 80-Something Year Old Chicago Nana About Rahm Emanuel

Talking to My 80-Something Year Old Chicago Nana About Rahm Emanuel
By October 6, 2010

My Nana is one of those people you describe as 85-years young, or as she puts it, she’s “celebrating her 85th anniversary.”  Nana spent all of her life living in Chicago, until finally, she made her way to the promised … Read More

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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Mazal to the Mainstream

The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Mazal to the Mainstream
By September 3, 2010

Everyone loves a weekly Mazal. From Bravo’s Andy Cohen to the author of Jewcy’s Sunday Mazal, what was once used as celebratory phrase at bar-mitzvahs and weddings has gone global. Considering that fashion is all about embracing or resisting the … Read More

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The Sunday Mazel: A Daily Show Wedding

The Sunday Mazel: A Daily Show Wedding
By August 29, 2010

It wasn’t easy picking between the JuBu wedding, the couple with similar dining tastes, and a ceremony that was probably had some sweet suits, so we made it easy on ourselves, and picked The Daily Show writer getting married to … Read More

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The Sunday Mazel: 5th Grade Sweethearts

The Sunday Mazel: 5th Grade Sweethearts
By August 22, 2010

Maybe it’s the dog days of summer that would explain the lack of good Jewish wedding announcements, but for every one there wasn’t, the one that definitely was, is a keeper. Stefani Marcus is a social worker, and Andrew Weiner … Read More

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A Very Special Monday Mazel

A Very Special Monday Mazel
By August 16, 2010

Every Sunday we scour the pages of the New York Times to find a couple tying the knot that catches our eye a little more than all the rest.  We have a lot of fun writing about a lot of … Read More

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The Sunday Mazel: Jew vs. Goy

The Sunday Mazel: Jew vs. Goy
By August 15, 2010

Jill Kalish and Matthew Levy, congratulations on your wedding tonight (Sunday evening) in Rockleigh, N.J.  It sounds like a splendid affair, and you both seem like truly exceptional people whose children will go to the finest private schools and experience … Read More

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The Sunday Mazel: Smooth Operator

The Sunday Mazel: Smooth Operator
By August 8, 2010

If we had to pick a favorite Sunday Mazel, we would of course say, “all of them.” However, if we had to pick a favorite line that led to the moment where rings and vows were exchanged, the conversation between … Read More

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The Sunday Mazel: Jews With Un-Jewish Names

The Sunday Mazel: Jews With Un-Jewish Names
By August 1, 2010

You know that saying "a Jew is a Jew"?  We love that saying. But when you troll through the Sunday papers looking for the best Jewish weddings, you really need more than that.  Obviously when Chelsea Clinton and Mark Mezvinsky … Read More

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