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.
Yom Kippur begins this evening before sunset with the recitation of Kol Nidrei, which is actually the prelude to the evening service.
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.
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.
When is it fashionably acceptable to wear white after Labor Day? On Yom Kippur!
“The conversation flowed and was so natural. I knew right away something special was happening.”
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?
An ancient Jewish proverb declares: “Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.”
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.