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The Quick & Easy, 150 Coffee Date Way to Lasting Jewish Love
November 12, 2012 – 12:43 pm | 12 Comments
The Quick & Easy, 150 Coffee Date Way to Lasting Jewish Love

Is there a 12-step program for Jewish singles? If so, sign me up for the JDA – Jewish Date-aholics Anonymous.

The Jewish Major General
November 12, 2012 – 4:05 am
The Jewish Major General

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.

Give Thanks & Heat Up Your Holidays
November 9, 2012 – 11:31 am | One Comment
Give Thanks & Heat Up Your Holidays

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.

Lighting The Way To Peace
November 9, 2012 – 4:05 am
Lighting The Way To Peace

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.

Hand on the Bible
November 8, 2012 – 4:05 am
Hand on the Bible

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 and Matan: “Matan joined JDate excitedly, with hopes of meeting his soul mate…”
November 7, 2012 – 11:27 am
Ashley and Matan: “Matan joined JDate excitedly, with hopes of meeting his soul mate…”

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.

Negative Nellies Need Not Apply
November 7, 2012 – 11:23 am | 3 Comments
Negative Nellies Need Not Apply

Have you ever read those online dating profiles where the person sounds intelligent and generally interesting… until that fateful last line?

Fully Present
November 7, 2012 – 4:05 am
Fully Present

In Hebrew, one word can say so much. For instance, hineni. This seemingly simple phrase is understood as a powerful statement of a person’s state of mind. Literally, it is translated: “Here I am.” It is a statement first pronounced in the Torah by Abraham, and it underscores one of the essential differences between Adam and Abraham.

Lesley and Mark: “I want to submit this JDate Success Story as my present to them…”
November 6, 2012 – 5:30 pm
Lesley and Mark: “I want to submit this JDate Success Story as my present to them…”

Lesley had been on JDate for some time, dating lots of people, but no one special. Mark had also been on JDate for a while, but wasn’t meeting many people because of his location.

Ask A Rabbi: How Do I Explain My Past Marriages?
November 6, 2012 – 11:28 am | 15 Comments
Ask A Rabbi: How Do I Explain My Past Marriages?

I have a question concerning how to explain my past marriages when I’m out on a date. I am 57-years-old and have been married four times. The first lasted five years. I was 19-years-old. The second lasted nine years. The third was a 15-year marriage and I became a widower. My last marriage (the fourth) lasted four years.

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