Abigail in Love (Maybe)

Cases Of Mistaken Religious Identity

 

Wade Page, the White supremacist who stands accused of killing six people in a shooting rampage two weeks ago at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and apparently did his murderous deeds at a Sikh religious institution because of a common error.

NBC's Costas Gives Israeli Athletes 12 Seconds Of On-Air Silence As Olympics Begin

07/29/2012

Sportscaster Bob Costas remembered the 11 Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympics on air as the Israeli delegation entered the Olympic stadium in London.

Where the Boys Are

The point of her story was her job interview and the possibility of gainful employment, but I had other possibilities in mind.

“Did you say the company is located in the high tech valley?” I asked, even if in Jerusalem, the high-tech area is not really a “valley.”

She said it was.

“Where there are tech companies there are men!” I said, giving her a friendly punch on the arm to wake her up.

Her eyes opened wide.

“I never thought of that,” she said.

How 'The Rules' Are A Single Gal's Worst Enemy

The good news is there is a man in the picture.

And the bad news?

There's a man in the picture!

"Next Stop, Love," Says the Cabbie

"You know what I'm thinking right now?" the cabbie asked me.

"You're thinking: What I wouldn't do for a cigarette!" I guessed.

The Waiting Game

How’s this for a bummer of a realization?

I cannot, through sheer force of will, cause the heavens to send me a man.

Another Potential Boyfriend - Down the Drain!

“You just met someone!” the woman said to me with the kind omniscience only possible in dreams.

I told her I had. I was excited!

“Well, he is going to make you sad!” she said.

Another Potential Boyfriend - Down the Drain!

“You just met someone!” the woman said to me with the kind omniscience only possible in dreams.

I told her I had. I was excited!

“Well, he is going to make you sad!” she said.

Does Anyone Else Want My Autograph?

“Are you the Abigail Pickus who writes the singles’ column for the Jewish Week?”

Which is another way of saying, Yes I am!

Which is yet another way of saying, here I was at a party in Tel Aviv, nestled on the couch next to some girlfriends when all of a sudden who approaches but a fan?

Fans, actually, because there were two of them. A husband and wife team.

Which is all another way of saying, I practically threw myself into their arms, weeping with joy.

I didn’t even know anyone was reading me.

On Running Into an Old Flame....

So I ran into a guy I dated when I first came to Israel.

I mean, really when I first got here. Boy was I a mess back then! Not alls-grown up the way I am now, nearly two years later.

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