Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
In about 25 hours, I drove 184 miles, hit three events, then needed a day to recover. After having the customary Chinese dinner with my parents on Christmas Eve, I hit the road. This year, rather than join the more than 600 people at the Pulse of Philly dance, I opted for the Matzahball in New York City. The venue...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
In between holiday events, this time of year affords us the opportunity to reflect on the year gone by. Here's the year in singledom -- or, at least, my "Out of the Gutter Singles Year in Review: 2008." This past year, I had a couple of dates with an amazing girl, who, despite being single and despite me pulling out...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Even though Santa will probably not be coming to your house (for obvious reasons), that does not mean that you have to sit at home alone and be bored. Christmas Eve, widely considered the biggest night of the year for Jewish singles, promises a host of opportunities to get out and dance -- or, at the very least, just get...
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Roy.S.Gutterman, JE Feature
It's always weird to run into someone else's ex, especially on a date or a quasi-date. Over the summer, while home in New Jersey, I ran into a female friend at services. I'll call her "Becky," a smart, professional, beautiful young woman, who invited me to join her at a private social club on a Saturday night. It was an...
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And they're not lacking in advice, either
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
A really cute girl finally sat next to me at services recently. She was absolutely adorable and was eager to converse. Unfortunately, "Gabrielle" was only 4 years old. She had broken away from her parents and older sisters, and decided the empty seat in the back of the synagogue's small chapel was the place she wanted to spend the Friday...
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