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The Three Ts
September 7, 2012 – 3:03 am
The Three Ts

On Rosh Hashana we declare: “Repentance, prayer and charity remove the evil of the decree!” In Hebrew, these constitute the 3 Ts: Teshuva, Tefila and Tzedaka.

The Hora-Scopes: Your September Forecast On Life & Love
September 6, 2012 – 10:36 am
The Hora-Scopes: Your September Forecast On Life & Love

Aries, transiting Venus (love and money) moved out of Cancer and into Leo (a fellow fire sign) and lucky for you it’s in your solar 5th house of fun and romance! This is way more comfortable for you then when it was in watery and emotional Cancer. Phew! Aries, I know you don’t mind getting emotional but as long as it’s short and to the point, right? Here’s the shpiel, September is not just about back to school for you, it’s about getting back to everything 5th house related. In short – have FUN! This is a perfect time to bump up your JDating®, play, laugh, and express yourself however you want to! Ummm, within reason of course…there are other people in the room too you know…

Will I Forgive You For What?!
September 6, 2012 – 3:05 am
Will I Forgive You For What?!

An ancient Jewish proverb declares: “Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.”

Kosher Cinema: September Movie Picks For JDaters®
September 5, 2012 – 10:11 am | One Comment
Kosher Cinema: September Movie Picks For JDaters®

Hey there, JDaters! It seems like summer just rolled in, and yet it comes to an unofficial close with Labor Day this weekend. Put away your white shoes and sunblock, fall’s crashing onto the scene. While August delivered us a couple of bombs, there was nothing quite on the level of a Gigli, a Pluto Nash, or some of the true duds of Augusts past. September promises us some strange bedfellows: sequels, remakes, re-releases, and even a few original concepts. Am I the only one who finds it ironic that original concepts are now original concepts in Hollywood?

Jill and Dan: “…He grabbed her arm and pointed to the scoreboard…”
September 5, 2012 – 9:30 am | 2 Comments
Jill and Dan: “…He grabbed her arm and pointed to the scoreboard…”

After a nerve-racking rain delay, at the end of the 4th inning, he grabbed her arm and pointed to the scoreboard, where appeared a message from one pet name to another, asking her to marry him.

Isaac, Son of Abraham
September 5, 2012 – 3:05 am
Isaac, Son of Abraham

Born to aged parents (Sarah was 90, Abraham was 100), Isaac was Abraham’s sole heir. This meant more than inheriting his wealth, it meant becoming the leading advocate of monotheism. Unlike his father, however, Isaac was not an outgoing “people-person.”  Isaac was a more reserved personality who served God with gevurah, inner-strength, and spent his time studying and serving God.

I’m Right, He’s Left: How Your Relationship Can Survive Bedroom Politics
September 4, 2012 – 9:58 am | 6 Comments
I’m Right, He’s Left: How Your Relationship Can Survive Bedroom Politics

They say opposites attract for good reason, but every four years couples that sit on different ends of the political spectrum find themselves wishing they had done what their mother suggested and found a nice, likeminded Republican/Democrat to settle down with instead.

Inter-Political Dating Tips
September 4, 2012 – 9:49 am | 5 Comments
Inter-Political Dating Tips

There aren’t many outstanding “inter-political” couples we can look up to. Up until last year we could cite Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democrat Maria Shriver as peaceful partners, but they’ve since said “hasta la vista, baby.” Arnold’s back making movies and Maria’s no doubt back dating human-sized men.

Cora and Mitch: “JDate helped Mitch carry out his dream proposal for Cora…”
September 4, 2012 – 9:20 am
Cora and Mitch: “JDate helped Mitch carry out his dream proposal for Cora…”

I had been thinking hard about how to do the official proposal when I saw your email today about your new JDate proposal program. I would really love some help making this a dream proposal for Cora as she deserves nothing but the best!

Holiday Greetings
September 4, 2012 – 3:05 am
Holiday Greetings

The standard pre-Rosh Hashana greeting of “K’tiva v’chatima tova” (“May you be written and sealed for good”) is deduced from a Talmudic discussion concerning the three heavenly books that are opened during the High Holidays.

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