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The Lonely Jew at Christmas
December 20, 2010 – 6:08 pm | 3 Comments
The Lonely Jew at Christmas

We’re all familiar with that feeling, best summed up by loveable Jewish South Park character Kyle Broflovski: “I’m a Jew. A lonely Jew. On Christmas.”  The lonely holiday season starts earlier every year. First, the local Target clears out the Halloween costumes and dusts the shelves. Then come the decorations: Red and green everything, from placemats to socks to Hershey®’s Kisses®. Then there’s someone ringing an annoying little bell outside of every supermarket. All this is before the carols are pumped into every radio station and Muzak system. Before you know it, you’re feeling excluded–Bah Humbug!–and craving Chinese food, left to  wonder if there are any good movies playing.

A Session with The Love Consultants
December 20, 2010 – 6:03 pm | One Comment
A Session with The Love Consultants

From the very beginning we wanted to give our audience the very best in all things “dating and love.” In addition to our own original and popular Q&A’s, we also showcase the latest news, products, books, fashion and personalities that connect to the world of dating and romance. Our “Must Haves” feature items that are all about the things you can wear on a date, or use to ignite the passions in your current relationship.

What’s in the Book: Ezekiel
December 20, 2010 – 4:03 am
What’s in the Book: Ezekiel

The 48 chapters of the Book of Ezekiel are filled with wondrous visions. Ezekiel’s first vision is of a fiery chariot drawn by creatures with four faces (of a man, a lion, an ox and an eagle) and four sets of wings.

Warm and Welcoming Soup
December 17, 2010 – 4:06 pm
Warm and Welcoming Soup
  • Drizzle the cut sides of the squash with olive oil and place the squash cut side down on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast the squash in the oven for 45 minutes or until the squash can be easily pierced with a paring knife. When the squash has cooled enough to be handled, scoop the squash out of the shell.
  • Fasting on Friday
    December 17, 2010 – 4:05 am
    Fasting on Friday

    The general rule of Jewish fast days is that they cannot occur on Friday. This rule is meant to protect the joy and happiness of Shabbat, for the sages felt that entering Shabbat hungry after a full day of fasting might diminish the joy and happiness of the holy day.

    Lift Your Body, Spirit and Sex Drive
    December 16, 2010 – 11:49 am | 2 Comments
    Lift Your Body, Spirit and Sex Drive

    Do you suffer from date-night dread? Between all the waxing, plucking, peeling and pulling women put themselves through it’s no wonder. But beauty does not have to be so painful (or expensive) and dating (and sex) need not be so intimidating. The following is a list of our favorite hot brands that will get you through the prep and into the mood with a smile.

    The Source of Leadership
    December 16, 2010 – 4:05 am
    The Source of Leadership

    Great leaders can move mountains…or at least, masses of people. Ezra the Scribe was just such a leader, and it was his charisma and wisdom that inspired the Jews to leave their Babylonian exile and return to the land of Israel.

    What Does Judaism Say About Love?
    December 15, 2010 – 6:02 pm | One Comment
    What Does Judaism Say About Love?

    “Love me like the Torah says you should.”  OK, that expression might not be commonly uttered among adoring lovers, but Jewish tradition actually has some interesting things to say about love.  To get a better sense of Jewish perspectives on the subject, we asked a diverse group of rabbis, all of varying denominations, backgrounds and religious philosophies, for their thoughts.

    Top 5 Rules for Online Dating
    December 15, 2010 – 5:47 pm
    Top 5 Rules for Online Dating

    Online dating isn’t like real dating. When you meet someone online, it’s not like meeting them at a bar. You get all the facts beforehand and this is great if you’re a curious person like I am. So, if you want to find a boyfriend or girlfriend through online dating, follow these rules. I promise they’ll help you.

    To Dust You Will Return
    December 15, 2010 – 5:05 am
    To Dust You Will Return

    Death is a big business, and the business of the funeral industry is geared toward comforting the mourner and helping them accept the passing of their loved ones. Therefore, most funeral homes offer an array of funeral and burial options. But, many of these options are actually contrary to Jewish law.

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