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The Jewish Gene Pool
September 2, 2011 – 9:56 am | 2 Comments
The Jewish Gene Pool

Whether you believe in common interests or opposites attracting, we’ve always measured a relationship by preferred hobbies. I once had a girl break up with me because she liked to go hiking and I’m not outdoorsy, and she liked a glass of wine with dinner and I don’t drink. When she ended things, I suggested that I’d build her a bar in the woods. What was she going to do, break up with me twice?

Leah’s Story
September 1, 2011 – 10:18 am
Leah’s Story

On the morning after Jacob was to marry Rachel, he woke to find that his new bride was actually Rachel’s older sister Leah. “‘Deceiver, daughter of a deceiver!’ he said to Leah…She said to him, ‘Is there a teacher without disciples? Did your father not address you as Esau, and did you not respond?’” (Genesis Rabbah 70:19).

Live from New York, It’s Saturday Night’s Jews!
September 1, 2011 – 10:11 am | 2 Comments
Live from New York, It’s Saturday Night’s Jews!

From the very start, Jews and Jewish humor figured prominently. “Saturday Night Live waved the wand and said ‘Let there be Jews,’ and there were Jews, on the network, on the show, openly discussing their lives in sketches, as writers and actors,” says Marilyn Suzanne Miller, one of the show’s original writers.

Rebecca and Justin: “We want to thank JDate for getting us together.”
August 31, 2011 – 4:47 pm
Rebecca and Justin: “We want to thank JDate for getting us together.”

“We want to thank JDate for getting us together and we encourage those single Jews out there to try JDate; it really works.”

Just Peachy!
August 31, 2011 – 10:36 am
Just Peachy!

Summertime and gorgeous fruit is plentiful. Bright colors and a garden of aromatic scents fill markets and farm stands. It is easy to go crazy and over purchase when the produce looks so good.

What’s in the Book: the Twelve Prophets – Amos
August 31, 2011 – 3:05 am
What’s in the Book: the Twelve Prophets – Amos

Amos was a herdsman of Tekoa, who prophesied during the reign of Kings Jeroboam II of Israel and Uzziah of Judea.

Jenette and Ben: “His mother pushed him to join JDate.”
August 30, 2011 – 5:28 pm
Jenette and Ben: “His mother pushed him to join JDate.”

Little did he know at that very same moment, just a couple miles away, Jenette was logged on to JDate and noticed a new face in her region.

Appointing Justice
August 30, 2011 – 3:05 am
Appointing Justice

According to Jewish tradition, God created the world employing the attributes of both rachamim (mercy) and din (justice). Since God is constantly renewing the act of creation, it is with these two attributes that He views the world.

Ilana and Greg: “I’ll never forget the day I subscribed to JDate.”
August 29, 2011 – 3:44 pm | 3 Comments
Ilana and Greg: “I’ll never forget the day I subscribed to JDate.”

 “A month later I flew out again, this time to help him close up his business and pack up his home; we had made up our minds that we needed to be together.”

On The Science Of Dating
August 29, 2011 – 1:43 pm | 6 Comments
On The Science Of Dating

At its most basic level, the marriage of science and relationships has taught us that we find beauty in youthful traits (big eyes, shiny hair, lush lips); that bad boys are attractive because the same high testosterone levels that make them the alpha-male type also lends the promise of passing that on to their offspring and that men love curvy women because it shows higher levels of fertility.

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