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Rabbis, Bribes and Bar Mitzvahs: A Look at the Coen Brothers’ A Serious Man
October 7, 2009 – 11:26 am
Rabbis, Bribes and Bar Mitzvahs: A Look at the Coen Brothers’ A Serious Man

Imaginatively exploring questions of faith, familial responsibility, delinquent behavior, dental phenomena, academia, mortality, and Judaism – and intersections thereof – A Serious Man is the new film from Academy Award-winning writer/directors Joel & Ethan Coen.

How to Be a Mensch amongst the Madness
October 5, 2009 – 3:23 pm | One Comment
How to Be a Mensch amongst the Madness

At times, the world can be a difficult place to live for someone just trying to be a “good guy.” Familiar adages told time and time again such as “the squeaky wheel gets the grease,”“nice guys finish last” and “ladies really love a bad boy” unfortunately drive the point home that there aren’t too many advantages to being a nice guy.

Michelle and Adam
October 2, 2009 – 4:34 pm | 5 Comments
Michelle and Adam

“‘What’s the one thing you would want someone to know about you?’ Michelle gave the perfect answer.  She said, ‘I would want them to know that I’m loveable.’”

Don’t Let the Door Hit You On the Way Out
October 1, 2009 – 5:48 pm | One Comment
Don’t Let the Door Hit You On the Way Out

Few people realized that last week, the third week in September, was National Singles Week (often referred to as Unmarried and Single Americans Week). Many assume that this is just another Hallmark Holiday, but probably had not considered the fact that a whopping 96 million Americans 18 years old and older are single (never-married, divorced or widowed).

Melissa and Jonathan
September 30, 2009 – 3:31 pm | 9 Comments
Melissa and Jonathan

“I left work for a few hours in the middle of the day to watch Jon play [tennis]. And when I told him that I was there watching, I think he realized I was different…”

Beth and Adam
September 29, 2009 – 11:11 am | 10 Comments
Beth and Adam

“…Her father has thanked me for bringing a smile back to his daughter’s face, and my mother now has the daughter she never had.”

The Road to New Friendships
September 24, 2009 – 4:53 pm
The Road to New Friendships

“If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.” Or so the saying goes. But friends drift apart, move away or tie the knot.

A Well-Written Profile
September 17, 2009 – 4:35 pm | 31 Comments
A Well-Written Profile

The key to success on JDate is a well-written profile. By joining JDate, you have taken a big step toward finally meeting Mr./Mrs. Right as opposed to Mr./Mrs. Right Now. Since you are now serious about finding somebody special, take the time one evening to fully complete your entire profile, especially the essays.

Money! Does Income Affect Who You Date?
September 17, 2009 – 12:53 pm | 4 Comments
Money! Does Income Affect Who You Date?

In a recent Topic of the Week, we posed a question to JDate’s Message Boarders about just how much personal income matters when it comes to who they choose to date and JDaters responded with a wide variety of opinions. Here’s the top ten list of our favorite responses.

To Everything There is a Season…
September 17, 2009 – 9:03 am | One Comment
To Everything There is a Season…

It happens every year when the first cool wind blows through the air right after Labor Day, and just like that, our attention turns to fashion, football and must-see TV.  As the nights get colder and the clothing gets comfier and cozier, it becomes increasingly easy to put your love life on hold until the next sign of Spring.

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