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The Thirty-Six
October 26, 2009 – 11:04 am
The Thirty-Six

How many truly righteous people do you know? People who not only dedicate themselves to living religious lives but who really strive to serve God, and succeed.

Karen and Irving
October 23, 2009 – 11:34 am | 13 Comments
Karen and Irving

“I should have known from the nickname I gave him right away that ‘Nature Man’ was ‘The One.’ “

Five Good Ol’ Fashioned Dating Tips That Still Apply
October 22, 2009 – 4:05 pm | 27 Comments
Five Good Ol’ Fashioned Dating Tips That Still Apply

Roles and rules in the world of dating have been jumbled in recent years.  We are bombarded by a pop culture of television shows, movies, books and songs depicting men and women in traditional and non-traditional positions in the workplace, family, and relationships.  It can be hard to tell which of the old rules of dating still apply — and which ones even your grandparents would consider out of style.

New Jersey Rabbi Says JDate is “A Miracle of the Modern Jewish World”
October 22, 2009 – 1:46 pm | 5 Comments
New Jersey Rabbi Says JDate is “A Miracle of the Modern Jewish World”

Rabbi David-Seth Kirshner of Temple Emanu-El in Closter, New Jersey says that 70% of the weddings he performs involve couples who met on JDate!

Here’s The Beef
October 22, 2009 – 9:59 am
Here’s The Beef

Adam and Eve were vegetarians. When God placed Adam in the Garden of Eden, the Torah tells us that God said: “Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat…” (Genesis 2:16). While God had granted Adam dominion over all creatures, only the plants were marked for human consumption.

The Blessings of the Amidah: Closeness to God
October 22, 2009 – 9:58 am
The Blessings of the Amidah: Closeness to God

The nineteen blessings of the Amidah make up the core of the Jewish prayer service. Having recognized that God is the source of wisdom in the fourth blessing, the fifth blessing beseeches God to draw us closer to Him.

Ellen and Adam
October 21, 2009 – 11:26 am | 7 Comments
Ellen and Adam

“Accidents or chance encounters sound romantic, but our hard work has made our love even more rewarding.”

Get Out!
October 21, 2009 – 7:43 am
Get Out!

The history of the Jews in Europe can almost be read as a timeline of expulsions. At one time or another, Jews have either been expelled from, or prohibited to settle in, almost every country in Europe, both eastern and western.

Melissa and Michael
October 20, 2009 – 1:43 pm | 2 Comments
Melissa and Michael

“I was so excited to meet him, something just ‘felt right.’”

Getting a Reply: The Golden Goal of Online Dating
October 20, 2009 – 12:36 pm | 53 Comments
Getting a Reply: The Golden Goal of Online Dating

It’s a problem we all face:

You find an attractive someone on a dating site. You craft a witty, fun, complimentary and intelligent email and send it off, and two weeks go by with no reply. What gives? You’re not a freak. Your picture is hot. You’ve carefully chosen corroborating pictures that make you look socially well-adjusted and fun, and you (and your mother) consider yourself a solid catch. What happened?

The answer is simple. You’ve made a mistake so common; no one even knows there’s a better way. Prepare to be enlightened.

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