Jewish Treats would like to wish a happy Father-in-Law’s Day to all our readers to whom it applies.There are two prominent portraits of fathers-in-law in the Torah: Laban and Jethro. Laban was the father-in-law twice over of Jacob as he was the fathe…
Here are three simple tips to help you plan an original first date.
Mizrachi Women of America (MWOA, known today as AMIT – Americans for Israel and Torah) began as part of Mizrachi of America (AMIT’s original name). Its separate identity was the direct result of the efforts of Bessie Goldstein Gotsfeld.
Music is said to raise a person’s spirit (Berachot 57b), and there is no time more appropriate for joyousness than Shabbat, the day of rest.To honor Shabbat, and to bring it more tranquility, more joy and more celebration, it is customary to sin…
Treat your lover at least as well as you treat your friends. Many of us are capable of being nicer to strangers than we are to the people we love, which really doesn’t make a lot of sense. Be courteous to everyone, but especially to the ones you love or might love.
Their advice for current JDaters® would be to have an open mind. Be willing to put yourself out there and meet people. Be 100% honest in your profile: make it truthful, say exactly what you want and describe what you are looking for. Put the effort into JDate and be committed to emailing people, responding back to people that email you, and going out on dates – even if you think they might not be the perfect match. Who knows… they just might be!
The place: Istanbul/Constantinople. The Time: The Sixteenth Century In the sixteenth century, the Ottoman empire was one of the few places in which the Jewish people…
It’s not exactly hard to bump into a Jewish actor in Hollywood, especially with superstars like Natalie Portman, Sascha Baron Cohen, Adam Sandler, and Mila Kunis all being openly proud of their Jewish roots. However, even in Hollywood, some members of the tribe manage to fly under the radar. This month, Kosher Cinema is bringing you a list of the top 10 actors and actresses you may not have realized are Jewish.
Among the many wise statements recorded in Pirkei Avot/Ethics of the Fathers is the following from Rabbi Ishmael the son of Yochanan: “He who learns in order to teach will be enabled both to learn and to teach. But, he who learns in order to practice, will be able to learn, to teach, to observe and to practice” (4:6).
Fast forward to today: Wendy and Yuval are now getting married on Sunday, August 11, 2013, a year and eight months after their first conversation on JDate.