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When Opening Up Makes You Shut Down
December 16, 2014 – 11:24 am
When Opening Up Makes You Shut Down

I’m a 30-year-old guy and I’m a “child of divorce” – my parents split up when I was 10. It was a nasty split and it definitely had an impact on me. Obviously I still want to meet “The One” and get married myself someday, or I wouldn’t be on JDate, but it takes me a while to open up to women emotionally. Is that weird? And how do I get this message across to dates without revealing all my family baggage right off the bat?

These Lights We Kindle
December 16, 2014 – 1:08 am
These Lights We Kindle

While the mitzvah of lighting the menorah is an outward-focused mitzvah – the menorah is lit in…

Chanukah Blessings
December 16, 2014 – 1:05 am
Chanukah Blessings

On the first night of Chanukah, one candle/light is placed on…

What is the Primary Mitzvah of Chanukah?
December 15, 2014 – 1:08 am
What is the Primary Mitzvah of Chanukah?

Here’s a quiz: What is the primary mitzvah of Chanukah?

Giving Gifts
December 15, 2014 – 1:05 am
Giving Gifts

“One who is diligent in lighting Chanukah candles will have children who are…

The Chanukiyah
December 14, 2014 – 1:08 am
The Chanukiyah

The term menorah is used for both the classic symbol of the holiday of Chanukah and…

Top 8 Chanukah Pick Up Lines
December 12, 2014 – 12:36 pm
Top 8 Chanukah Pick Up Lines

Are you headed to the MatzoBall this year without a go-to pick-up line at the ready? Bad move. You’ll never land that mensch/shayna maidel without something to say to distinguish you from all the other Jews looking for their Beshert! Try one of these guaranteed-to-make-people-look-at-you-twice (no guarantee if it’s for positive or negative reasons) Chanukah-themed pick-up lines!

Can We Build A Snowman?
December 12, 2014 – 1:05 am
Can We Build A Snowman?

With terms like Nor’easter (Northeaster) and Polar Vortex peppering the local…

Sheila and Michael: “He never thought he would try JDate…”
December 11, 2014 – 11:54 am
Sheila and Michael: “He never thought he would try JDate…”

What? JDate? Oh-puh-leeze, no way. Yep, that’s what we thought, too!

The Author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
December 10, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

In honor of Human Rights Day, December 10, Jewish Treats presents a brief…

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