I’ll be curious to see if the book, out in September, will sell well.
C., is neither a bimbo nor a women-belong-in-the-kitchen type: a Johns Hopkins University engineering grad (and grad of New York’s elite Fieldston School), she is a former consultant for a major auditing firm.
The gist of her missive (which opens with “I once drove a boyfriend into the arms of a shiksa”) is that gentile women know better than Jewesses how to entice male members of the Tribe — and instead of complaining about “shiksas stealing our men,” Jewish women can “learn from them and prevent them from doing that in the first place.” In a nutshell, here’s what shiksas, according to Roseman, who also refers to herself as “Ms.
Avi,” know and Jewesses must learn: dress sexy but don’t be a slut; take care of your looks; don’t be clingy or JAP-py; do play hard to get and don’t waste your time with commitment-phobes.
In short, follow “The Rules,” the 1995 best-selling dating manual written by, ahem, two Jewish women!
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.
By the 16th century, this Jewish archetype had a name: edelkayt.