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Five Good Ol’ Fashioned Dating Tips That Still Apply Five Good Ol’ Fashioned Dating Tips That Still Apply

Roles and rules in the world of dating have been jumbled in recent years.  We are bombarded by a pop culture of television shows, movies, books and songs depicting men and women in traditional and non-traditional positions in the workplace, family, and relationships.  It can be hard to tell which of the old rules of dating still apply — and which ones even your grandparents would consider out of style.

New Jersey Rabbi Says JDate is “A Miracle of the Modern Jewish World” New Jersey Rabbi Says JDate is “A Miracle of the Modern Jewish World”

Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner of Temple Emanu-El in Closter, New Jersey says that 70% of the weddings he performs involve couples who met on JDate!

Here’s The Beef
Here’s The Beef

Adam and Eve were vegetarians. When God placed Adam in the Garden of Eden, the Torah tells us that God said: “Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat…” (Genesis 2:16). While God had granted Adam dominion over all creatures, only the plants were marked for human consumption.

The Blessings of the Amidah: Closeness to God
The Blessings of the Amidah: Closeness to God

The nineteen blessings of the Amidah make up the core of the Jewish prayer service. Having recognized that God is the source of wisdom in the fourth blessing, the fifth blessing beseeches God to draw us closer to Him.

Ellen and Adam Ellen and Adam

“Accidents or chance encounters sound romantic, but our hard work has made our love even more rewarding.”

Get Out!
Get Out!

The history of the Jews in Europe can almost be read as a timeline of expulsions. At one time or another, Jews have either been expelled from, or prohibited to settle in, almost every country in Europe, both eastern and western.

Melissa and Michael Melissa and Michael

“I was so excited to meet him, something just ‘felt right.’”

Getting a Reply: The Golden Goal of Online Dating Getting a Reply: The Golden Goal of Online Dating

It’s a problem we all face:

You find an attractive someone on a dating site. You craft a witty, fun, complimentary and intelligent email and send it off, and two weeks go by with no reply. What gives? You’re not a freak. Your picture is hot. You’ve carefully chosen corroborating pictures that make you look socially well-adjusted and fun, and you (and your mother) consider yourself a solid catch. What happened?

The answer is simple. You’ve made a mistake so common; no one even knows there’s a better way. Prepare to be enlightened.

I Got a Nikon Camera; I Love to Take a Photograph I Got a Nikon Camera; I Love to Take a Photograph

One of the best features on JDate is the ability to upload your photos as well as view photos of potential matches. Most people will sort through photos before reading somebody’s profile. When people don’t have photos on their profile, or have photos of themselves in group shots or the photo was taken from a distance, fewer potential matches will peruse their profiles. Knowing that, wouldn’t it make sense to update and upgrade your profile photos?

Amanda and Mark Amanda and Mark

“Thank you JDate for having this wonderful site where I was able to find the love of my life.”

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