The Talmud states that professional gamblers are among the four types of people who are deemed ineligible to serve as witnesses or judges (in addition to usurers, pigeon trainers and those who trade in the produce of the Sabbatical year).
This summer, plan a picnic date with the object of your affection and enjoy a romantic afternoon for two… one that will help you get away from the stresses of daily life for a few hours, and help you connect on a deeper level with someone special!
The word Satan derives from the Hebrew satan, literally “hinderer.” However, the common Christian belief that Satan is a fallen angel who opposes God by tempting humans to sin is quite different from the Jewish concept of Satan.To underst…
Man’s best friend served as the perfect wingman for nearly 150 singles at JDate’s Must Love Dogs mixer over the weekend.
The 4th of July is the quintessential celebration of independence. As a proud American, I thank all of those who have served and given their lives to protect our freedom. It is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons. Who doesn’t l love summertime, a day off work, fun with family and friends, and the countless parades and firework shows?
I was one who made the first move. It was Mother’s Day in May of 2010 when I initiated contact with Jason on JDate. I think I made some clever comment about “The Jewish mother’s ideal Mother’s Day celebration, sitting side-by-side with her son, perusing JDate for the girl she would like to bare her grandchildren…”
Lumley and Selim Franklin moved to Victoria, British Columbia, in 1858, during the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush. The Jewish community was just starting to grow, and the first synagogue, Temple Emmanu-el, was established in 1863.
It’s high summer and that means it’s high-grilling season! This Independence Day, give your favorite food a delicious, tangy homemade BBQ sauce.
Not long after joining JDate, I received a message from “GAgirlinSATX.” It was short and to the point; no crap in her profile about long walks on the beach, etc. And, she was the most gorgeous woman I had ever seen.
All of the 39 m’lachot (creative labors prohibited on Shabbat) are derived from the efforts involved in the creation of the Mishkan (Tabernacle), parts of which were composed of tanned animal skins.