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Unburdened
April 15, 2010 – 2:36 pm
Unburdened

I think we are supposed to end Passover feeling unburdened and brand new. I feel neither. Do not get me wrong-I had a great Pesach. The weather was amazing for Chicago in March/early April and we were able to get outside and take walks. We ate great food and enjoyed some fun family time. But I have this nagging feeling that I did not do the holiday the way I should have.

Sharon and Mark
April 15, 2010 – 2:29 pm | 9 Comments
Sharon and Mark

“Meeting someone Jewish was on the top of our list, and JDate seemed like a safe, comfortable and progressive way to meet someone.”

Titanic Fate
April 15, 2010 – 10:03 am
Titanic Fate

The sinking of the HMS Titanic is one of history’s great tragedies. When the ocean liner that had boasted of being unsinkable hit an iceberg and sank, twice as many people died as survived. There is no exact count of the number of Jewish passengers, but it is known that there were enough Jews to merit the hiring of a kosher chef!

The Hopeful Doctor- Doktoro Esperanto
April 14, 2010 – 10:03 am | 3 Comments
The Hopeful Doctor- Doktoro Esperanto

Chu vi sciis, ke la iniciatoro de Esperanto estas judo?

Don’t worry, your daily Jewish Treats hasn’t switched languages. Did you know that the initiator of Esperanto was Jewish? Perhaps, though, we should first explain that Esperanto is a language that was created in the late 19th century in the hope of using linguistics to create universal peace…

Boy or Girl
April 13, 2010 – 10:03 am
Boy or Girl

In Leviticus 12, God commands Moses to tell the Israelites that when a woman bears a son she is considered to be niddah (state of marital separation when a woman has her menstrual cycle) for seven days. When a woman bears a daughter, the amount of time of separation is doubled to two weeks…

Gevurah – Strength
April 12, 2010 – 11:17 am
Gevurah – Strength

The second week of Sefirat Ha’Omer, the counting of the days between Passover and Shavuot, is dedicated to the Sephirah of Gevurah – Strength. (For an explanation of the sephirot, please click here)…

Frannie and Dani
April 9, 2010 – 4:12 pm | 7 Comments
Frannie and Dani

“We were married in Palm Beach, where we live together in ‘our chosen land.’ “

There’s A Key In My Challah!
April 9, 2010 – 10:03 am
There’s A Key In My Challah!

It’s a fact that many people spend much time thinking and even worrying about par’nassah (livelihood)…

The Politics of Love When it Happens in the Workplace
April 8, 2010 – 4:58 pm | One Comment
The Politics of Love When it Happens in the Workplace

When Amy took a new job at as an Asset Manager last December, she never thought she could fall for a quirky guy like Stuart, her new supervisor, who was just not her type. But less than two months and several business trips later, the man she jokingly referred to as her “work husband” was all she could think about.

Roasted Asparagus Lasagna with Goat Cheese
April 8, 2010 – 4:53 pm | One Comment
Roasted Asparagus Lasagna with Goat Cheese

The light flavors of asparagus and goat cheese practically scream spring and since we are now done with Passover, I don’t know about you JDaters®, but I am craving pasta.

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