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How To Be A Great Dater
June 10, 2014 – 2:09 pm | One Comment
How To Be A Great Dater

Being a great dater isn’t about impressing your date. It’s about having fun. If you’re enjoying yourself, then you’ll be a great date. Here are ten tips to help you have more fun on dates!

Talia and Ofer: “We have two daughters, ages 6 and 3, and have JDate to thank.”
June 10, 2014 – 9:50 am
Talia and Ofer: “We have two daughters, ages 6 and 3, and have JDate to thank.”

Ofer and I met in October of 2003 on JDate. Our first meeting was at Cafe Mozart on 72nd Street. He was from Israel and was looking for someone who spoke Hebrew.

Make Me the High Priest
June 10, 2014 – 12:05 am
Make Me the High Priest

The Talmud (Shabbat 31a) relates the strange story of a non-Jewish man who wished to convert to Judaism in order to…

Jodi and Stuart: “My future wife gave good email right out of the gates.”
June 9, 2014 – 9:15 am
Jodi and Stuart: “My future wife gave good email right out of the gates.”

It used to pain me to admit that I met my wife online. As if I was too pathetic to find someone in the real world. I needed algorithms. How romantic! That was 10 years ago, before online dating was as ubiquitous as belly button rings on 13-year-olds.

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.

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