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How To Attract Mr. Mensch
September 23, 2014 – 1:48 pm
How To Attract Mr. Mensch

Ladies, I know you want to attract Mr. Tall, Dark, and Menschy. The hot, or even just cute, guy with a heart of gold and who can make you laugh. How can you find this elusive creature? Here is a five-step plan…

Remembering the Akeida
September 23, 2014 – 12:08 am
Remembering the Akeida

In neither of the two Torah references to the holiday of Rosh Hashana, is there a specific mention of…

A Day Without Sleep
September 23, 2014 – 12:08 am
A Day Without Sleep

While Rosh Hashana is frequently translated as “new year,” the literal meaning of the Hebrew words is…

Symbolic Foods
September 22, 2014 – 12:08 am
Symbolic Foods

Since Rosh Hashana is the Day of Judgment, it is customary to eat simanim,* foods with symbolic meanings that invoke God’s blessing. While apple with honey is a universal custom, other…

Shofar Shorts
September 22, 2014 – 12:05 am
Shofar Shorts

The shofar is one of the most recognizable symbols of Rosh Hashana. Although it is preferable that…

Rosh Hashana’s Significance
September 21, 2014 – 12:08 am
Rosh Hashana’s Significance

In a less than a week, Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, will be…

Holiday Greetings
September 21, 2014 – 12:03 am
Holiday Greetings

The standard pre-Rosh Hashana greeting of…

Online Dating: Then and Now
September 19, 2014 – 6:00 am | 2 Comments
Online Dating: Then and Now

The stigma is gone, and online dating is here to stay. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and compare online dating in the early 2000s to online dating today.

The Light of the First Day
September 19, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Light of the First Day

When most people think of natural light, they think of the sun. Strangely enough…

Selichot
September 19, 2014 – 12:03 am
Selichot

In addition to the unique prayer services of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, the High Holidays are known for…

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