“Matchmaker, matchmaker / Look through your book / And make me a perfect match…” (Fiddler on the Roof).
Rejection, however, is par for the course when it comes to dating since most dates probably won’t end in marriage. So, it’s best to develop a healthy context about rejection in order to ensure it doesn’t stop you from finding love. Here are 5 important tips to help you do just that.
On June 18, 1815, Napoleon and his armies were defeated by the Seventh Coalition, an alliance of British and European forces.
Here’s a delicious sounding salad: romaine lettuce, spinach, cauliflower, red onion, red cabbage, chickpeas and strawberries.
In honor of Father’s Day, Jewish Treats presents this classic Treat on the importance of a father.
“Don’t be chutzpadik” is the modern Hebrew equivalent of the classic American parenting admonition: “Don’t be fresh!” and “Don’t talk back!” The challenges of parenting have always included the art of balancing a relationship with one’s child while maintaining the proper amount of warmth and discipline. This is especially true during the “know-it-all-years,” when a child is most prone to contradict his/her parents.
I was at my college reunion this past weekend, reminiscing about how many hills we had to climb to get to class, how many hours we spent sleeping on the desk in the library (which my mom never seemed to understand), and how many pecan pies we stole from the dining hall (my answer: one). Ah… the good ol’ college days.
The sayings of Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) often capture the ethic of the oral law. They not only offer an insight into the minds of the great rabbis of the Talmud, but provide advice that can be applied to normal life in every era.
I have my first JDate at the end of the week (after only signing up 3 days earlier than the guy asked me out)! However, I’m curious about what’s an appropriate greeting? A hug? A kiss on the cheek? Or just a simple handshake?
Why don’t Jews eat meat and milk together? Because the Torah says: “Do not boil a kid in its mother’s milk” (Lo t’vashail g’di ba’cha’laiv eemo.) To the modern Jew, however, this phrase seems a far cry from mixing meat and milk.