Article Archive for Year 2012
“There is always room for sweet things.” Although this quote comes straight from the Talmud (Megillah 7b), it is a common sentiment among many cultures. In the lifetime of Abaye, the sage quoted above, sweet things referred to treats made with honey, d…
We all come to online dating with different agendas in mind. Some of us merely want to date casually, others want a busier dating life, and of course there are those looking for the whole package: marriage, kids, and everything that goes along with it.
While giving charity (tzedakah) is an act of kindness (chesed), an act of kindness is not charity.
Is there a 12-step program for Jewish singles? If so, sign me up for the JDA – Jewish Date-aholics Anonymous.
In honor of Veteran’s Day, Jewish Treats presents a mini-biography of Major General Julius Klein (1901-1984), who served his country in both World Wars.
As we approach the holidays, I’m all for kicking things up a notch with swarthy red wines that turn your limbs to rubber and your face aglow.
The very last act performed before bringing Shabbat into the home is the lighting of the Shabbat candles. While this mitzvah is considered one of the three primary mitzvot of a Jewish woman, Shabbat candles may also be lit by a man.
The classic courtroom image portrays a witness standing in the dock, right hand raised and left hand resting gently on the Bible. The witness is then asked: “Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?”
Ashley was a little more skeptical about joining JDate, but with the urging of her family, she finally agreed. She now believes it was one of the best decisions of her life.
Have you ever read those online dating profiles where the person sounds intelligent and generally interesting… until that fateful last line?