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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…

Ketoret Number Five
March 21, 2014 – 12:05 am
Ketoret Number Five

Human beings gather information about the world around them through their five senses. Of those senses, the sense of smell is often the most under-estimated, and yet it is said that smells can have the most psychologically provocative effect. A specifi…

3 Ways to Boost Your Love Prospects with Video Chat
March 20, 2014 – 10:04 am | 4 Comments
3 Ways to Boost Your Love Prospects with Video Chat

Face-to-face conversations – even over mobile devices or computers – help you get a more holistic view of the person you’re interested in, which can help you decide if you want to move the relationship forward or connect with others. With that in mind, here are 3 ways to boost your online dating prospects with video chatting!

Kosher in Gracie Mansion
March 20, 2014 – 12:05 am
Kosher in Gracie Mansion

Although New York has one of the oldest Jewish communities in the United States (the first Jews arrived in 1654), the first openly Jewish mayor of New York City was not elected until 1974.* His name was Abraham Beame, and he unabashedly loved New York….

How to Be Sensitive to Your Date’s Biggest Insecurities
March 19, 2014 – 11:51 am
How to Be Sensitive to Your Date’s Biggest Insecurities

Most people have insecurities – especially in dating – which lead to a fear of being hurt. Of course each person has different self-doubts, but there are some common insecurities for both men and women that seem to pop up again and again!

Birds of a Feather
March 19, 2014 – 12:05 am
Birds of a Feather

Ornithologists distinguish the birds they admire by their shape, size, eating habits, plumage and a host of other distinct features. Those looking at birds to determine whether they are kosher or not may be frustrated by…

Use an Interesting Picture As “Email Bait”
March 18, 2014 – 10:49 am | 2 Comments
Use an Interesting Picture As “Email Bait”

Many people have no idea what to say in an initial online dating email to show someone that they have an interest in communicating and potentially meeting.  For this reason, it’s best to give these potential suitors (or suitoresses?) one more thing to comment about.  In other words, provide them with some “email bait.”

The Left-Handed Warrior
March 18, 2014 – 12:05 am
The Left-Handed Warrior

The Book of Judges tells of the men and women who led the Children of Israel from the time of the conquest of the land of Israel by Joshua until the selection of the first king, Saul. These judges provided political acumen, guidance on Jewish law, and…

Do Opposites Attract?
March 17, 2014 – 6:00 am
Do Opposites Attract?

It is a common belief that opposites are especially attracted to each other as they can complement the other – both as a friend and lover. But is being compatible a necessary basis of a relationship, or does it lead to boredom in a relationship? Do similar people tend to get together? Or do opposites attract?

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