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Placing A Veil
June 9, 2014 – 12:04 am
Placing A Veil

One of the most beautiful customs of a traditional Ashkenazi wedding is the ceremony known as the Badeken.

Traci and Jason: “I found his profile on JDate and was struck…”
June 6, 2014 – 9:50 am
Traci and Jason: “I found his profile on JDate and was struck…”

I found Jason’s profile on JDate and was struck that he loved music and was studying to become a Rabbi. I immediately emailed him a message, letting him know just that, and that my mom is the cantor at my temple so I know all about that world.

D-Day and The Dunera Boys
June 6, 2014 – 12:05 am
D-Day and The Dunera Boys

Seventy years ago today (June 6, 1944), the Allied armies began the largest seaborne invasion in history. D-Day, as it is now called…

This Is Why Your Profile Picture Is So Important
June 4, 2014 – 10:14 am
This Is Why Your Profile Picture Is So Important

A new study published in the journal Psychological Science suggests that when viewing photos, people have drastically different reactions to slight changes in the facial expressions shown.

Carol and Greg: “…I decided to join JDate to meet my special someone.”
June 4, 2014 – 9:44 am | 5 Comments
Carol and Greg: “…I decided to join JDate to meet my special someone.”

After spending two years without being in a relationship, I decided to join JDate to meet my special someone. Meanwhile, Greg’s father purchased his subscription to JDate and encouraged him to give it a try. 

The Real Reason Intermarriage is Bad for Jews
June 3, 2014 – 11:48 am
The Real Reason Intermarriage is Bad for Jews

With staggering rates of intermarriage in Jewish communities overseas and a gradual increase in intermarriage in Israel, it is critical to articulate clearly why intermarriage is bad for the Jews.

Marina and Eric: “…my lifelong friend gifted me a subscription to JDate…”
June 3, 2014 – 9:02 am | 2 Comments
Marina and Eric: “…my lifelong friend gifted me a subscription to JDate…”

As a going-away present from my roommate and lifelong friend, she gifted me a subscription to JDate – she was convinced I would meet the love of my life in Arizona. I was a very hesitant JDate user. Coming from a vibrant Jewish city to the “wild west” was difficult. Eric sent me a very non-threatening email, saying he was interested in meeting more Jewish people his age. (JDate users – non-threatening and friendly was key!) After numerous forward courtship requests, I decided to give Eric a fighting chance as my first-ever JDate!

King David’s Day
June 3, 2014 – 12:08 am
King David’s Day

According to tradition, King David was born and died on Shavuot. To try and summarize the life of King David in a 300 word Treat would be impossible. In the annals of Jewish history, David was more than a king. He was a shepherd, a warrior, a scholar a…

The Book of Ruth
June 3, 2014 – 12:03 am
The Book of Ruth

Ruth was the Moabite wife of Machlon, one of the sons of Elimelech and Naomi, a wealthy couple who had fled Bethlehem during…

Feast of Weeks
June 2, 2014 – 12:08 am
Feast of Weeks

Shavuot, which we begin celebrating Tuesday night (June 3rd), is the only holiday in the Torah not listed by…

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