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Hail The Holy Pomegranate
Hail The Holy Pomegranate

The Pomegranate is a funny sort of fruit. Rather than eating the flesh and throwing away the seed, as one does when eating an apple or orange, pomegranate seeds are eaten and the flesh discarded.

JDate Walking JDate Walking

When I joined JDate, I mean when I really joined JDate, I didn’t just set up a profile, pick a random screen name, answer a few questions, find a color code that suited me and start flirting with strangers.  Nope….I took a camera crew to the streets to document my experience.  

Introducing JDate Walking, my new, online video series in which I take your advice on how to become the “MostEliJewble” bachelor on JDate.  Think of it as the Great Jewish Dating Experiment.  I come to you as a Jewish mound of clay willing to be molded by the hands of the JDate community.

You Meet Where You Eat
You Meet Where You Eat

So you think there’s a shortage of eligible singles in your town? We beg to differ. Our editors recently came across a detailed spending report issued by Bundle.com and dissected the data addressing single consumer dining out trends. Here’s what we discovered: Single men and women are out there but they keep missing each other.

The Mourner’s Kaddish
The Mourner’s Kaddish

Jewish belief in the afterlife is affirmed in almost all of the Jewish rituals of mourning. Of these, by far the best known is the recitation of the Kaddish prayer by the mourner.

The Simple Truth: Why Men Don’t Call Women Back The Simple Truth: Why Men Don’t Call Women Back

Women are complex and confusing creatures. Men, on the other hand, aren’t like us. You could say they’re more simple minded. They don’t spend hours obsessing over everything they do. Wouldn’t it be nice if they did? With men, they either like you or they don’t. If they do like you, trust me, you’ll know it. If you find yourself wondering if your man fell off the planet because he didn’t call you back, here are a few reasons why you never heard from him again.

From Here to There in the Blink of an Eye From Here to There in the Blink of an Eye

At science fiction and fantasy conventions, one might expect to hear strange tales of talking animals, shape shifters and teleportation.

Melissa and Sean
Melissa and Sean

“We are very grateful to Sean’s rabbi for providing Sean with a free subscription to JDate.  Sean’s rabbi officiated at our wedding in August.”

Kitchen Boot Camp Culinary 101
Kitchen Boot Camp Culinary 101

I walked into her gorgeous industrial quality kitchen and found an enormous pile of butternut squash. I asked for some sheet pans, cutting boards and a knife. She produced the sheet pans and cutting board and then this pathetic little knife. It was, maybe, 4 inches long, serrated and with a chipped-cheaply riveted handle. OY VEY!

Moving On Up
Moving On Up

The relationship of the Jews with the Land of Israel is long, varied and quite complex. While Jews have not always had sovereignty over the land, they have almost always had a presence there.

What Your Halloween Costume Says About Your Dating Style
What Your Halloween Costume Says About Your Dating Style

Unlike ever before, the chance to dress up or down is making for pure adult entertainment as retailers are predicting an increase in spending on costumes for grownups.   Indeed, a survey by the National Retail Federation® finds that Americans are planning to spend a lot more on this Halloween than the last, and an estimated one billion dollars will be spent on trick or treat attire for adults, and  more than one third of respondents plan to throw or attend a party for All Hallow’s Eve.

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