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OMG! Passover is Coming
March 30, 2014 – 11:37 pm
OMG! Passover is Coming

The intensive physical and emotional preparations for Passover come from one seemingly simple commandment…

Spring 2014 Trends: Update Your Wardrobe for Dating
March 28, 2014 – 11:03 am
Spring 2014 Trends: Update Your Wardrobe for Dating

Getting your wardrobe up to date for the springtime is very important. Freshening up your closet is an easy way to create new energy, which is especially important when it comes to dating.

Parasha of the Month
March 28, 2014 – 12:05 am
Parasha of the Month

This Shabbat is Parashat HaChodesh, the Sabbath of “The Month.”The Torah portion that is read as the Maftir (additional reading) after the conclusion of the reading of the regular weekly Torah portion, commands that the Jewish p…

Just In Time for Passover: The JDate Haggadah is Back!
March 27, 2014 – 2:24 pm
Just In Time for Passover: The JDate Haggadah is Back!

Back by popular demand, JDate.com has launched its iconic Haggadah for the second year in a row, but this time the contemporary guide to Passover is available on iBooks as a free download. Why is this Haggadah different from all other Haggadahs? Well, let me tell you…

Alyssa and Avi: “We may never have met if it weren’t for my mother encouraging me to join JDate.”
March 27, 2014 – 10:57 am | One Comment
Alyssa and Avi: “We may never have met if it weren’t for my mother encouraging me to join JDate.”

Three years after our first date, while surrounded by our family and friends at our wedding rehearsal dinner, my mother proudly proclaimed in her speech: “We couldn’t be happier with our new son-in-law. I tell everyone he’s a Jewish mother’s dream come true. It was indeed the best 20 dollars I ever spent.” 

My Kids’ Inheritance
March 27, 2014 – 12:05 am
My Kids’ Inheritance

There’s a cute bumper sticker that says “I’m spending my kids’ inheritance.” If you were to ask whether the great Jewish scholars would approve of such an attitude, you might be surprised by the answer.The Talmud states, “Rab said to R. Ham…

Kerin and Jonathan: “After we started dating, Kerin’s two best friends were inspired to join JDate as well.”
March 26, 2014 – 12:03 pm | One Comment
Kerin and Jonathan: “After we started dating, Kerin’s two best friends were inspired to join JDate as well.”

If that weren’t enough, after we started dating, Kerin’s two best friends were inspired to join JDate as well. They are both engaged now with weddings on the way.

Navy Man
March 26, 2014 – 12:05 am
Navy Man

In honor of the anniversary of the founding of the United States Navy in 1794, which is tomorrow, March 27th,  Jewish Treats presents a biography of Uriah P. Levy, the U.S.’s first Jewish commodore. Today is Levy’s yahrtzeit on both the Jewish…

Read That Back
March 25, 2014 – 12:07 am
Read That Back

Did you know that even in the days of the Talmud there was such a position as court stenographer?The establishment of a court system and a clear system of justice are fundamental mitzvot  for Jewish society. It is not surprising that the Talmudic …

Surviving and Leading
March 24, 2014 – 12:06 am
Surviving and Leading

Although born in Hungary in 1904, Rabbi Yehoshua (Joshua) Menachem Ehrenberg was living in Cracow when the Nazis began their systematic destruction of European Jewry. The city of Cracow, which was brought under German control in September 1939, had a…

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