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Abra Cohen
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Abra Cohen is a writer and photojournalist who lives in Oakland.

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A Jew and a Sikh Walk Into Bar -- When Is the Time to Talk Interfaith Dating?

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 4:47 PM

A Sikh and a Jew walk into a bar. Even though this sounds like the beginning of a crude joke, it's not and it actually did happen. At a speakeasy with no distinguishing signage in downtown San Francisco, my date and I sipped Prohibition-era cocktails in a dimly lit, swanky...

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Adventures in Cross-Cultural Dating

(3) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 6:24 PM

In college, my friends poured over brochures at the end of sophomore year trying to decide whether to opt for Spain, a decision that would most likely include sangria, dancing and all-night parties, or France, a refined alternative with brie, champagne, literature and the Eiffel Tower. While the reason to...

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Modern Dating, Decoded

(20) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 2:06 PM

I hate cuddling and I have a new dislike for Hallmark holidays such as Valentine's Day and anniversaries. My new found hatred of these holidays can be rivaled only by the plague. Let's just say I don't do commitment right now. The most committal thing in my life is my...

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