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How to Find a Date During the High Holy Days
September 17, 2010 – 9:45 am
How to Find a Date During the High Holy Days

It’s that time of year again. The High Holy days. So break out your tickets, your ugliest ensemble that you save for synagogue, and put on your game-face.

All Vows
September 17, 2010 – 4:17 am
All Vows

Yom Kippur begins this evening before sunset with the recitation of Kol Nidrei, which is actually the prelude to the evening service.

Love Lessons for Commitment-Phobes
September 16, 2010 – 4:40 pm | 2 Comments
Love Lessons for Commitment-Phobes

After 38 years of being single and feeling like a real-life Julia Roberts in Runaway Bride, I finally settled down and got married.  Thankfully, I met a man who was willing to help me work through my dating demons.  One of the most common reasons for failed relationships stems from commitment phobia.

Seasonal Ambiguity
September 16, 2010 – 9:33 am
Seasonal Ambiguity

This is a weird time of year. It is not quite fall and it is not summer either. The sun is at a strange angle and the shadows and lighting make it seem like fall and yet the afternoons are warm. I cannot figure out what I am wearing each day as I stare into the closet lusting after plum and charcoal sweaters while shunning my summertime favorites of turquoise and fuchsia. The only time I am pretty sure what season it is, is when I am at the farmer’s market or grocery store.

Post Labor Day Whites
September 16, 2010 – 4:19 am
Post Labor Day Whites

When is it fashionably acceptable to wear white after Labor Day? On Yom Kippur!

Lisa and Matt
September 15, 2010 – 5:09 pm
Lisa and Matt

“The conversation flowed and was so natural. I knew right away something special was happening.”

Facing The Challenge
September 15, 2010 – 6:28 am
Facing The Challenge

Laws about food, business, relationships, worship, time and even the way one should speak…Is Judaism all about laws, about doing this and not doing that?

Will I Forgive You for What!?
September 14, 2010 – 4:16 am
Will I Forgive You for What!?

An ancient Jewish proverb declares: “Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.”

How Social Media is Forever Changing the Engagement Process
September 13, 2010 – 1:05 pm | 3 Comments

While integrating social media into your engagement process can turn out great (as it did for Matt), it also poses serious sociological implications.  As the web progresses, society is lagging behind the impact social media and new technology will have on marriage and the overall courtship process.  People will now see a digital footprint of everyone you have ever dated via Facebook pictures before you decide to marry.

From Holy God to Holy King
September 13, 2010 – 5:03 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.

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