We're not gonna eat anything with shellfish, but we LOVE sush. Most of us have them in the classic turquoise, and we all got them in Israel. And it was the best summer/semester/year/10 days of our life!
And if you come to one of our family meals, you better come hungry and wear pants with a stretchy waistband.
Well, apparently so does “Avi Roseman,” the pen name of a 26-year-old single woman who has written and self-published “Secrets of Shiksa Appeal: 8 Steps to Attract Your Shul Mate (i Universe).
I loved my father dearly, respected his convictions even when we didn't always agree, and ascribed great importance to his opinions.
But I wasn't willing to break up with my boyfriend.
In fact, “Rules” authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider, who I actually saw debate Rabbi Shmuley Boteach many years ago, in a veritable orgy of self-promotion, have bestowed a blurb upon Ms.
Avi, writing, “Every Jewish woman should read this book.” Leaving aside my bristling at her liberal use of the term “shiksa,” (will her next book be “Secrets To Playing Basketball Like a Schvartze”?
I never expected it to be more than a summer fling, but things escalated quickly. "And I can't marry a non-Jew."I then explained the concept of a -something that would bring shame upon oneself, one's family, and the entire Jewish community.