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Jewish Valentine’s Day: Ideas for Singles on Tu B’Av
August 4, 2014 – 4:08 pm
Jewish Valentine’s Day: Ideas for Singles on Tu B’Av

The 15th of Av (also known as “The Jewish Valentine’s Day”) is not only a time of romance, but is a great day for a first date! Here are 5 fun ideas for singles on this magical day!

Deborah and Jeffrey: “…decided to check out the JDate account I had made…”
August 4, 2014 – 3:48 pm
Deborah and Jeffrey: “…decided to check out the JDate account I had made…”

When it was my turn to have a reading, the psychic looked at me, smiled and said, “You are going to meet your soul mate in a week. His name will begin with a J, he will wear a blue uniform to work every day, and you will have many of the same interests including a love for the warm weather.”

The Meal Before
August 4, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Meal Before

While there are several fast days on the Jewish calendar, only two are referred to as “major fasts”…

Mourning Jerusalem I: A Brief History of the First Temple
August 3, 2014 – 12:08 am
Mourning Jerusalem I: A Brief History of the First Temple

On Tuesday, Jews all over the world will observe the fast of Tisha B’Av. It is on this day that the Jewish people mourn the destruction of both the First and Second Temples. The First Temple was destroyed almost 2,500 years ago and the Seco…

Mourning Jerusalem II: A Brief History of the Second Temple
August 3, 2014 – 12:05 am
Mourning Jerusalem II: A Brief History of the Second Temple

The Babylonian Exile that followed the destruction of the First Temple lasted for 70 years. Under the leadership of Ezra and Nechemia, however, the Jews began to return to the land of Israel and to Jerusalem. Many chose not to return, but tho…

When Your Mom Is Really, Really Invested in Your Love Life
August 1, 2014 – 11:56 am
When Your Mom Is Really, Really Invested in Your Love Life

“How do I deal with my mom and her excessive, bordering on pathological, emotional investment in my dating life?” Well, this requires superhuman ninja powers, which I will teach you in this column, so buckle up.

Get Out!
August 1, 2014 – 12:05 am
Get Out!

The history of the Jews in Europe can almost be read as a timeline of…

Shabbat Chazon
August 1, 2014 – 12:03 am
Shabbat Chazon

This Shabbat is Shabbat Chazon, the Sabbath of the Vision (prophecy), named after…

A House Unfinished
July 31, 2014 – 12:05 am
A House Unfinished

The Hebrew name for the Holy Temple is the Beit Hamikdash, the House of Holiness, a term that invokes…

Q&A: “How Long Should I Wait to Have Sex?”
July 30, 2014 – 10:22 am | One Comment
Q&A: “How Long Should I Wait to Have Sex?”

Dear Dr. Sherman,

I never know how long to wait before getting physical on a date. What should I do?

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