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I’m so glad I took the plunge and decided to create a JDate profile that night in December.
What follows, then, is a woman’s guide to the inner workings of a man’s brain. Read it and weep. And, just a short note to my male readers–please don’t hate me because I am honest.
Halloween may not necessarily summon the most romantic images in your mind, but ghastly ghouls aside, this time of year is one of the best for singles! From pumpkin picking to haunted hayrides, Halloween simply screams fun for you and your date. Read on to discover our top ten favorite Halloween date ideas – and why one of these ideas just may help you unmask “The One!”
Sunday night starts the holiday of Shemini Atzeret, literally the Gathering of the Eighth, a connected, yet independent holiday, that immediately follows Sukkot.
Rosh Hashana is known as the Day of Judgment (Yom Hadin), the day on which God judges the world. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the day on which God finalizes His verdict on the judgments of Rosh Hashana.
I went on a first date with a successful man. He asked me out by saying, “I have a birthday coupon somebody gave me, and I might as well use it.” I was particularly taken aback when the man asked the waiter if there were any exclusions to the expiration date. Am I crazy? Is it really acceptable to use a coupon on the first date, and then go on to grill the waitress about its exceptions?!
Most people are unknowingly familiar with the third chapter of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) because of the 1962 hit song by The Byrds:
“To everything – turn, turn, turn/There is a season – turn, turn, turn/And a time for every purpose under heaven.”
Sukkot is considered the holiday on which God determines the world’s water allotment for the year to come. During the time of the Temple, the week of Sukkot was highlighted by the Water Libation ceremony, during which water was poured over the altar after the morning offering. The ceremony actually lasted all night and was known as the Simchat Beit Hasho’evah, the Celebration of the House of the Water Drawing.
It’s fall. There’s a familiar chill in the air as the leaves change colors, marking another year coming to a close. But for you, is it the end of another year without a mate? With kids hitting the books, maybe it’s time for you to go back to school as well…online dating school, that is.