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Katy and Chaim: “JDate connected me with my true Beshert.”
September 17, 2014 – 2:37 pm | One Comment

Dating in NYC – and online dating in general – is frustrating, but I thank G-d for JDate connecting me with my true Beshert.

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JDate has celebrated lots of simchas this year – engagements, marriages, JBabies and more!

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Recent Success Stories
Annulment of Vows
September 28, 2011 – 3:05 am
Annulment of Vows

“I swear that this time I will lose weight”
“I am going to pray every day…”
We make promises all the time. We swear that we are going to do something, and then hope that we will be in a position to fulfill the vow.

Anita and Harvey: “I encourage all my single friends to keep trying on JDate…”
September 27, 2011 – 9:24 am | 6 Comments
Anita and Harvey: “I encourage all my single friends to keep trying on JDate…”

I encourage all of my single friends to keep on trying JDate, sometimes taking a break.   It only takes one special someone to change your life.

Tashlich
September 27, 2011 – 3:05 am
Tashlich

The Rosh Hashana tashlich ceremony is a tradition that is dear throughout the many diverse Jewish communities. Tashlich literally translates as “You will throw.” But what, exactly, is it?

Lauren and Scott: “Without JDate, we never would have found each other.”
September 26, 2011 – 2:35 pm
Lauren and Scott: “Without JDate, we never would have found each other.”

I think we both can thank JDate for getting us together because I lived in Hopatcong, New Jersey and Lauren lived in Manalapan, New Jersey. Without JDate, we would have never found each other.

Symbolic Foods
September 26, 2011 – 7:08 am
Symbolic Foods

Since Rosh Hashana is the Day of Judgment, it is customary to eat simanim,* foods with symbolic meanings that invoke God’s blessing. We also recite a short prayer before eating them. While apple with honey is a universal custom, other symbolic foods eaten depend on family custom. Here are some examples:

Selichot
September 23, 2011 – 3:05 am
Selichot

In addition to the unique prayer services of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, the High Holidays are known for one other service: selichot. A collection of religious poems and verses, selichot are penitential prayers that help one focus on the mood of the season.

Lisa and Joey: “I was his first and only JDate!”
September 22, 2011 – 9:53 am | 2 Comments
Lisa and Joey: “I was his first and only JDate!”

I was his first and only JDate! I always bug him about how lucky he was, that he only had to go on one JDate, when my story was, shall we say…quite different.

God’s Secret Things
September 22, 2011 – 8:13 am
God’s Secret Things

In a little over a week, Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, will be celebrated. While New Year’s celebrations are nice (the Jewish calendar actually has four of them!), Rosh Hashana’s significance is far greater than a mere New Year. It is, in fact known as Yom Hadin, the Day of Judgment, and is a time when Jews focus on recognizing God as the King of Kings.

Jessica and Seth: “I promised my grandma that I would join JDate…”
September 21, 2011 – 11:11 am | One Comment
Jessica and Seth: “I promised my grandma that I would join JDate…”

My husband was my first, last and only JDate!  He is my best friend and together we have built a beautiful life with our family and friends. 

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