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Heretic
March 12, 2012 – 6:15 am
Heretic

The Jewish nation is a people of faith and, as part of our unique combination of peoplehood and religion, must grapple with defining heresy. Jewish life has a basic, structured framework, but, within that, lies a great deal of latitude for individuality. So what makes one a “heretic”?

Top 10 Romantic Songs
March 9, 2012 – 12:28 pm
Top 10 Romantic Songs

From I Will Always Love You to Wonderful Tonight, love songs are easy to find, and even easier to listen to! Picking your favorite, however? That’s the tough part! Robert Greenberg, author of How to Listen to Great Music: A Guide to Its History, Culture, and Heart, is sharing his Top 10 Romantic Songs in hopes of helping you pick your favorites, and ultimately, making your next date even sweeter!

I Like Jewish Women!
March 8, 2012 – 5:30 pm | 16 Comments
I Like Jewish Women!

JMag contributor Mark Miller loves Jewish women! Of course, that’s no surprise. As Miller points out, there is a unique connection to a shared culture, history, religion and tradition that just fits. And although Miller has certainly dated his share of non-Jewish women, he has plenty of reasons to believe he will ultimately wind up with a Jewish woman. Do you love Jewish women too? Read his column and then share what it is about Jewish women that makes you love them as well!

Purim Drinking
March 8, 2012 – 4:05 am
Purim Drinking

“A person should drink on Purim up to the point where they cannot tell the difference between ‘Blessed is Mordechai’ and ‘Cursed is Haman’” (Megilla 7a).

Do Jewish Women Think Kabbalah is Weird?
March 7, 2012 – 4:22 pm
Do Jewish Women Think Kabbalah is Weird?

I guess what I have been looking for is someone whom I can spiritually grow with, and who is possibly into Kabbalah, as that is a main passion of mine; it is what brought me into Judaism. However, I have been getting a sense that Kabbalah is considered a Neanderthal belief system. Is this considered a turn off to women in the Jewish community?

Marni and Jason: “I am grateful to JDate for the introduction…”
March 6, 2012 – 4:30 pm | One Comment
Marni and Jason: “I am grateful to JDate for the introduction…”

I am grateful to Jason for his love and devotion, as well as to JDate for the introduction to this wonderful man.

Spring Fever
March 6, 2012 – 3:31 pm
Spring Fever

I love the coming of spring for wine. It’s still cool enough to drink big hearty reds and complex whites. At the same time, you can finally order rosé again, or chill those crisp whites that pair so well with light fare and seafood, i.e., warm-weather delicacies.

Spring is also a time of optimistic transition and transformation. That’s the best place to be in dating terms as well. Here are some of my favorite springtime bottles and when to drink them…

JDating® Meme: How Do You See JDating?
March 6, 2012 – 10:24 am
JDating® Meme: How Do You See JDating?

Oy vey, from gentiles to Jewish mothers, we all see JDating a bit differently! While we know most of these images are meshugenah, here’s a funny look at how those around us may see the world of JDating! Share it and have a good laugh!

The Fast of Esther
March 6, 2012 – 4:05 am
The Fast of Esther

“Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day; I and my maidens will also fast in like manner; and so will I go into the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish” (Esther 4:16). So responded Esther to her uncle Mordechai when he requested that she present herself, unbidden, before King Achashverosh.

Rena and Adam: “Through JDate, we were able to find the exact mate we had been looking for…”
March 5, 2012 – 4:21 pm
Rena and Adam: “Through JDate, we were able to find the exact mate we had been looking for…”

Through JDate, Adam and I were able to find the exact mate we had been looking for: someone who let us be ourselves, supported us in each of our individual endeavors, and would do anything to put a smile on the other person’s face.

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