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More Than Shabbat
March 9, 2015 – 12:05 am
More Than Shabbat

Ahad Ha’am (Asher Ginsberg, poet and Zionist ideologue: 1856-1927) is quoted as saying, “More than Jews have…

Counting Shabbat
March 6, 2015 – 1:05 am
Counting Shabbat

“And the maiden [Esther] pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily provided her with…

How To Create An Irresistible Online Dating Profile
March 5, 2015 – 4:05 pm | One Comment
How To Create An Irresistible Online Dating Profile

With so many people of our generation turning to online dating to meet a new partner how do you write a profile that will stand out from the crowd?

The Purim Story in Under 300 Words
March 5, 2015 – 1:08 am
The Purim Story in Under 300 Words

At the end of a 180-day feast, the King of Persia-Medea, Achashverosh, banished (some say executed) his…

Purim Commitment
March 5, 2015 – 1:05 am
Purim Commitment

What does the holiday of Purim have to do with Jews reconnecting to their Jewish heritage? Purim is more than a celebration of…

Her Other Name
March 4, 2015 – 1:05 am
Her Other Name

Do you have a Hebrew name that’s different than your legal name? The custom of giving children both secular and Hebrew names is not a modern tradition…

“Help! My Dates Keep Talking About Other Dates!”
March 3, 2015 – 11:19 am | 2 Comments
“Help! My Dates Keep Talking About Other Dates!”

I don’t know if I’m alone in this, but I’ve been single and dating for the last 10 years and never know what to say when my date starts talking about all the other dates he’s been on. Is it because he’s not interested? Nervous? I don’t get it.

The Fast of Esther
March 3, 2015 – 1:08 am
The Fast of Esther

How Esther responded when her uncle Mordechai requested she present herself, unbidden, before King Achashverosh…

Who Was Mordechai?
March 3, 2015 – 1:05 am
Who Was Mordechai?

There are some people in this world who always seem to be right in the thick of the action. This was Mordechai…

You Can’t Dry Your Eyes with a Doughnut
March 2, 2015 – 4:37 pm
You Can’t Dry Your Eyes with a Doughnut

Feeding your emotions with food doesn’t help your emotional state and is the antithesis of thinking thin. Hand a sad, thin person a doughnut and they will definitely assess you as less than compassionate.

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