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Lauren and Scott: “Without JDate, we never would have found each other.”
September 26, 2011 – 2:35 pm
Lauren and Scott: “Without JDate, we never would have found each other.”

I think we both can thank JDate for getting us together because I lived in Hopatcong, New Jersey and Lauren lived in Manalapan, New Jersey. Without JDate, we would have never found each other.

Symbolic Foods
September 26, 2011 – 7:08 am
Symbolic Foods

Since Rosh Hashana is the Day of Judgment, it is customary to eat simanim,* foods with symbolic meanings that invoke God’s blessing. We also recite a short prayer before eating them. While apple with honey is a universal custom, other symbolic foods eaten depend on family custom. Here are some examples:

Selichot
September 23, 2011 – 3:05 am
Selichot

In addition to the unique prayer services of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, the High Holidays are known for one other service: selichot. A collection of religious poems and verses, selichot are penitential prayers that help one focus on the mood of the season.

Lisa and Joey: “I was his first and only JDate!”
September 22, 2011 – 9:53 am | 2 Comments
Lisa and Joey: “I was his first and only JDate!”

I was his first and only JDate! I always bug him about how lucky he was, that he only had to go on one JDate, when my story was, shall we say…quite different.

God’s Secret Things
September 22, 2011 – 8:13 am
God’s Secret Things

In a little over a week, Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, will be celebrated. While New Year’s celebrations are nice (the Jewish calendar actually has four of them!), Rosh Hashana’s significance is far greater than a mere New Year. It is, in fact known as Yom Hadin, the Day of Judgment, and is a time when Jews focus on recognizing God as the King of Kings.

Jessica and Seth: “I promised my grandma that I would join JDate…”
September 21, 2011 – 11:11 am | One Comment
Jessica and Seth: “I promised my grandma that I would join JDate…”

My husband was my first, last and only JDate!  He is my best friend and together we have built a beautiful life with our family and friends. 

Founder of the Council
September 21, 2011 – 3:05 am
Founder of the Council

It is said that, by nature, women are social creatures. This social, when organized, can be an incredible life-force. This idea became reality when Hannah Greenbaum Solomon (1858-1942) created the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW).

The Three Ts
September 20, 2011 – 8:37 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 Incomplete Repentance
September 19, 2011 – 3:05 am
The Incomplete Repentance

“Repentance” sounds like a grand and powerful word. In truth, the most important adjective that must be attached to the act of repentance is the word “sincere.”

Karla and David: “Thank you JDate for bringing us to where we were meant to be.”
September 16, 2011 – 5:25 pm | One Comment
Karla and David: “Thank you JDate for bringing us to where we were meant to be.”

I am thrilled to be writing this JDate success story essay today.  Meeting David has been the most wonderful experience of my life and I look forward to our upcoming wedding and our future together with happy anticipation.

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Our story began on JDate…

What’s better than meeting your soul mate on JDate? Being part of a national ad campaign for the site that brought you two together! Check out the beautiful faces of real JDate Success Story couples (although they look like professional models!) appearing now in our national television commercial campaign: Our Story Began on JDate. Mazel tov JDate Alumni – you guys are famous!

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