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New Year, New You: How To Easily Refresh Your JDate Profile
New Year, New You: How To Easily Refresh Your JDate Profile

Since your profile is your very first impression to a match – the moment when there will either be instant virtual attraction, or an on-screen fail – it’s also the best place to start when your love life needs an eMakeover. Make sure your profile stands out from their other potentials by using my tips for these five JDate profile questions.

The Flag of Israel
The Flag of Israel

The Israeli flag was specifically designed with stripes to recall the image of a tallit - the Jewish prayer shawl. Its top and bottom blue stripes are reminiscent of the sky and the sea. While some tallits (tallitot) have blue stripes, others have black or white or a veritable rainbow of colors. We need to ask: Why the stripes, and is there any significance to the colors?

Real Talk: Why Your Search Parameters Are Way Off
Real Talk: Why Your Search Parameters Are Way Off

If your search parameters keep bringing up the same kind of matches, then you need to follow one of these five “search strategies!”

She’s Just Not That Into You She’s Just Not That Into You

For years it seems women have been trying to grasp the concept that maybe “he’s just not into you.” Although it’s a blow to the ego, thanks to the book and the movie (and the 99 texts he didn’t respond to), women can now understand a guy just might not be interested, and confidently log back online to check out her new matches.

However, I’m afraid many men have yet to get the memo. Please allow me to help you understand how to tell if she is “just not that into you,” so you can move on and find a match who appreciates you!

Spiced Honey Locust, Anyone?
Spiced Honey Locust, Anyone?

Jewish law prohibits the consumption of insects, referring to them as sheratzim, that which swarm. One might think that this dietary restriction is easy, as most people do not generally have a desire to eat ants or spiders or flies. In fact, traditional Jews are extremely careful to avoid consuming insects and make certain to wash and check their produce to remove small bugs that may feed upon it.

The 7 Sins of Single Women The 7 Sins of Single Women

There’s no guidebook for how to date. Take it from me — when I was single, I heard every “rule,” and I broke it later that night. However, there are certainly some pitfalls you can try to avoid while you’re out on the town. Avoid these classic mistakes and you’ll be a few steps closer to meeting Mr. Right!

Isaiah 66 and Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Isaiah 66 and Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Inevitably, the holidays, weekly celebrations (Shabbat) and monthly celebrations (Rosh Chodesh) of the Jewish calendar sometimes overlap.

Suzi and Ricky: “My JDate success story is unlike any you’ve ever read before.” Suzi and Ricky: “My JDate success story is unlike any you’ve ever read before.”

My JDate success story is unlike any you’ve ever read before. Somewhere around 2000-2001, I had surgery and was stuck in bed for a few weeks. During that time, I discovered the JDate chat room. Up until then, I had met a couple of nice men through JDate, but not “The One.”

It’s Just A Little Bit
It’s Just A Little Bit

Years ago, a popular ad for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups showed a person with a bar of chocolate accidentally plunging the chocolate into someone else’s open peanut butter container. The result turned out to be the delicious Reese’s Peanut Butter c…

The Case for Being Alone… In Your Profile Picture The Case for Being Alone… In Your Profile Picture

Online dating experts often give conflicting advice… 3 pictures versus 5 pictures, a long profile versus a short one, listing your salary range versus leaving it blank. However, there’s one online dating pointer most experts can agree on.

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