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Autumn Spice
October 5, 2011 – 9:49 am
Autumn Spice

Think of fall flavors: pumpkin pie, Chai lattes, candied yams. There’s a warm and spicy sensuality to this season that sort of takes the edge off of the impending winter.

Cooler weather makes drinking red wine a pleasure again. Here are some hearty reds with a spicy soul, ideal for drinking and discovering in company.

A Modern Scholar
October 5, 2011 – 6:18 am | One Comment
A Modern Scholar

Respected Biblical commentators are rarely university professors or radio personalities. Even less common is for them to be female. And while her credentials were certainly not the norm, Nehama Leibowitz was unique beyond even that.

Cayla and Jay: “We found each other on the pages of JDate.”
October 4, 2011 – 12:11 pm
Cayla and Jay: “We found each other on the pages of JDate.”

Three years to the day after our first JDate conversation, we set sail for our Mediterranean honeymoon.

Don’t Be Embarrassed To Meet Online
October 4, 2011 – 11:48 am
Don’t Be Embarrassed To Meet Online

Let’s say you were offered a choice – a hundred million dollars to be an exec at Facebook or $5 an hour plus tips to work at a bar. Wouldn’t you happily tell everyone you made your millions online? Me too.

Four Steps of Repentance
October 4, 2011 – 8:07 am | One Comment
Four Steps of Repentance

In order to fully understand Yom Kippur, it is important to look deeper at the Jewish concept of teshuva, “repentance.”

Lori and Ken: “…we found each other on JDate.”
October 3, 2011 – 12:54 pm | 12 Comments
Lori and Ken: “…we found each other on JDate.”

Finally, we were both single at the same time, but we found each other on JDate before our friends got to introduce us.  Like other JDate Success Stories, we should have been able to meet without JDate, but needed to make the connection in our own way. 

From Holy God to Holy King
October 3, 2011 – 3:05 am
From Holy God to Holy King

On Rosh Hashana, God judges the world (and all the people therein), but their fates are not sealed until 10 days later, on Yom Kippur. It is during these ten days during that we must present a compelling case of our worthiness to the heavenly court.

Torrey and Dave: “I got an email from Dave through JDate saying that I spelled everything right…”
September 28, 2011 – 9:50 am
Torrey and Dave: “I got an email from Dave through JDate saying that I spelled everything right…”

…I got an email from Dave through JDate saying that I spelled everything right (thank you spell-check) and would I like to have lunch?

Annulment of Vows
September 28, 2011 – 3:05 am
Annulment of Vows

“I swear that this time I will lose weight”
“I am going to pray every day…”
We make promises all the time. We swear that we are going to do something, and then hope that we will be in a position to fulfill the vow.

Anita and Harvey: “I encourage all my single friends to keep trying on JDate…”
September 27, 2011 – 9:24 am | 6 Comments
Anita and Harvey: “I encourage all my single friends to keep trying on JDate…”

I encourage all of my single friends to keep on trying JDate, sometimes taking a break.   It only takes one special someone to change your life.

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