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No More Nightmares
No More Nightmares

The Talmud offers a number of helpful suggestions for those who experience nightmares.

The Psychology of the Online Dating Profile The Psychology of the Online Dating Profile

It is fairly easy to communicate exactly how we are feeling when meeting women out and about. The various subtleties of our body language, the pitch and sounds of our voices and the way we phrase …

Stephanie and Jonathan: “Without JDate, I may never have found my other half.” Stephanie and Jonathan: “Without JDate, I may never have found my other half.”

A few weeks after using JDate and not having any luck, I received a funny message from Jonathan (he even mentioned he was a year older than my requested age range, which immediately made me smile). We went on our first date a week later and have been inseparable ever since.

Shabbat Shabbaton – Complete Rest
Shabbat Shabbaton – Complete Rest

In Exodus 31:14-17, the Torah once again reminds the Jewish people to keep Shabbat. In this section, however, Shabbat is referred to as Shabbat Shabbaton, which is translated as a complete rest. According to the great Biblical commentator Rashi (Rabbi …

Lauren and Steve: “Thanks to JDate I can say I am lucky enough to have married my best friend.”
Lauren and Steve: “Thanks to JDate I can say I am lucky enough to have married my best friend.”

Thanks to JDate I can say I am lucky enough to have married my best friend.

Kosher Cinema: December Movie Picks For JDaters®
Kosher Cinema: December Movie Picks For JDaters®

Now that the holiday season is in full effect, it’s time to be thankful for the good things in life (like a November filled with well-reviewed movies like Skyfall, Flight, Wreck it Ralph, Lincoln, and Argo).  Read on to get the lowdown on all the movie-goodness December has to offer.

Tombstone
Tombstone

In Judaism, the dead are given great respect. One important tradition that reflects the Jewish faith’s respect for the deceased is the placing of a tombstone upon the grave. From a practical perspective, the tombstone makes it possible for people to …

Tame Your Regrets Tame Your Regrets

Regret can sometimes seem like an animal on our backs, but there are ways we can tame it. Here are five practical tips for dealing with regret when it threatens to get the best of us.

How Should I Portray My Complicated Relationship Status?
How Should I Portray My Complicated Relationship Status?

Dear Rabbi,

I am writing to ask you what I should do about my listed relationship status. I separated from my husband a year ago and I am waiting for my divorce to become final.  I listed “divorced” as my JDate profile status, but it seems misleading, as does “separated.” Do you have any advice on what to use?

Dory and Bill: “Neither of us ever went on another JDate!” Dory and Bill: “Neither of us ever went on another JDate!”

I had five or six dates within the first month. I met some lovely men, but I knew none of them were “The One.” Sometime around the fourth week of my JDate adventure, I noticed a very handsome man had looked at my profile…

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