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Pure Olive Oil
November 27, 2013 – 1:03 am
Pure Olive Oil

While a large number of Jews today light Chanukah candles, the more traditional custom is to light the Chanukah menorah with olive oil. This is done in order to most accurately recreate the original miracle.When God instructed Moses on the construction…

Celebrating Hanukkah – Hip Hop Style
November 26, 2013 – 11:08 am
Celebrating Hanukkah – Hip Hop Style

Jewish rapper Kosha Dillz is once again teaming up with Matisyahu for his Festival of Light Tour. We recently caught up with the rapper to get his take on celebrating Hanukkah through hip hop and what it takes to light up the stage during the Festival of Lights.

The Story of Chanukah
November 26, 2013 – 1:08 am
The Story of Chanukah

Around the year 167 B.C.E., the Syrian-Greek rulers of Judea tried to force the Jews to assimilate into Hellenic culture. They summoned the Jews to the town squares where they were forced to worship idols or to sacrifice a pig before the idol.

Jewish Treats 2013-11-26 01:03:00
November 26, 2013 – 1:03 am
Jewish Treats 2013-11-26 01:03:00

Mattityahu (Mattathias): A High Priest descended from the Hasmonean line, Mattityahu lived in Modi’in with his five sons. Mattityahu started the rebellion against the Syrian-Greeks when he refused to sacrifice a pig to a Greek god and then slew …

Are You Commitment Ready?
November 25, 2013 – 6:01 pm
Are You Commitment Ready?

If you are considering a lifetime commitment to your current partner, who should by now be your lover (at least in the larger sense of the word) and best friend, you need to know that you are capable of a commitment in these seven important elements of a relationship.

Nikki and Thomas: “Ten years later, we feel like a true JDate success story.”
November 25, 2013 – 2:35 pm
Nikki and Thomas: “Ten years later, we feel like a true JDate success story.”

Three beautiful kids and 10 years later, we feel like the true JDate success story.  We now live in South Florida and recently flew back to New York for our 10 year anniversary.  Walking in the city, we saw a poster for JDate and it made us feel like we really wanted to share our story and hopefully inspire other JDate successes.

Chanukah – What’s The Mitzvah
November 25, 2013 – 1:05 am
Chanukah – What’s The Mitzvah

Here’s a quiz:What is the primary mitzvah of Chanukah? a) Eating latkes (potato pancakes)b) Giving Chanukah gifts or gelt (money)c) Publicizing the miracle of the oil that lasted 8 daysd) Playing Dreidel The correct answer is C. While the cus…

JDate’s Next Top Proposal Contest Has a Winner!
November 22, 2013 – 1:41 pm
JDate’s Next Top Proposal Contest Has a Winner!

After a nationwide search for the best proposal video from a JDate Success Story, we have a winner!

The Confidence to Succeed
November 22, 2013 – 1:04 am
The Confidence to Succeed

Have you ever met one of those people who are just naturally successful, who seem to be effortlessly organized and one step ahead of everyone else? These are the types of people about whom we refer to as having a charmed life. Of all the characters in …

Surviving Holiday Dating Anxiety Part 2: If You Are Dating
November 21, 2013 – 1:56 pm
Surviving Holiday Dating Anxiety Part 2: If You Are Dating

This is the second of a two-part series on how to survive dating anxiety during the holidays. Read on to ensure a romantic and blissful holiday season.

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