Home » Archive by Author

Articles by

Eiruv Check
January 22, 2010 – 8:07 am
Eiruv Check

If you live in a community with an eiruv, program a weekly reminder in your blackberry or PDA to deteremine that the eiruv is intact.

Eiruv
January 22, 2010 – 8:07 am
Eiruv

Because carrying an object on Shabbat in a public domain a distance of 4 cubits (approximately 6-8 feet) or more is one of the 39…

Five Must Reads for Women this Season
January 21, 2010 – 6:17 pm | 3 Comments
Five Must Reads for Women this Season

Ladies, step away from the Kindle. Leave your Nook on the night table. It’s time you pick up a real paperback novel. With this in mind, the Single Edition editors rounded up some of our favorite reads from the past year, from the women we love to love! From break-up recovery plans to single gal self-empowerment and relationship tactics, there is something for everyone on this must-read list.

A Super Kosher Decision
January 21, 2010 – 11:49 am | 2 Comments
A Super Kosher Decision

I was always fascinated by two hot dog stands that were on the corner of 55th and Madison. One of the stands was kosher and the other was not. I used to watch people go out of their way, even waiting extra traffic light changes, to get to the kosher hot dog stand.

Her Name Was Sarai
January 21, 2010 – 10:30 am
Her Name Was Sarai

The Midrash states that Sarai (later called Sarah), the mother of the Jewish people, was known in her youth as Yiska (Jessica), because all who saw her wished to gaze at her beauty. But the beauty of Sarai was far more than skin deep. Sarai was kind, m…

Come On Over
January 21, 2010 – 10:29 am
Come On Over

This week, invite acquaintances or co-workers (rather than close friends) over for Shabbat.

The Blessings of the Amidah: Accept Our Prayers
January 21, 2010 – 10:24 am
The Blessings of the Amidah:  Accept Our Prayers

The nineteen blessings of the Amidah make up the core of the Jewish prayer service. The seventeenth blessing begins the final section of the Amidah, the section in which we express our gratitude to God. This blessing, which may appear similar to the pr…

Lori and Brian
January 20, 2010 – 4:22 pm | One Comment
Lori and Brian

“Lori received a beautiful display of 80 roses at work with a note that read, ‘Here’s to the start of something special.’”

Carolyn and Adam
January 20, 2010 – 4:07 pm | 4 Comments
Carolyn and Adam

“It was one of those feelings you hear about, but never believe…we both knew we’d end up together pretty much from day one.”

They Make Us Laugh
January 20, 2010 – 11:10 am
They Make Us Laugh

When the recent hit comedy Funny People was released in movie theaters, it was frequently noted in the Jewish press that almost all of the comic actors in the film, including the writer/director, were Jewish. And…

Jmag Search
Search now! »
Please enter a zip code.

polls

  • Which of these foods would you avoid on a date?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...