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My Kids’ Inheritance
March 27, 2014 – 12:05 am
My Kids’ Inheritance

There’s a cute bumper sticker that says “I’m spending my kids’ inheritance.” If you were to ask whether the great Jewish scholars would approve of such an attitude, you might be surprised by the answer.The Talmud states, “Rab said to R. Ham…

Kerin and Jonathan: “After we started dating, Kerin’s two best friends were inspired to join JDate as well.”
March 26, 2014 – 12:03 pm | One Comment
Kerin and Jonathan: “After we started dating, Kerin’s two best friends were inspired to join JDate as well.”

If that weren’t enough, after we started dating, Kerin’s two best friends were inspired to join JDate as well. They are both engaged now with weddings on the way.

Navy Man
March 26, 2014 – 12:05 am
Navy Man

In honor of the anniversary of the founding of the United States Navy in 1794, which is tomorrow, March 27th,  Jewish Treats presents a biography of Uriah P. Levy, the U.S.’s first Jewish commodore. Today is Levy’s yahrtzeit on both the Jewish…

Read That Back
March 25, 2014 – 12:07 am
Read That Back

Did you know that even in the days of the Talmud there was such a position as court stenographer?The establishment of a court system and a clear system of justice are fundamental mitzvot  for Jewish society. It is not surprising that the Talmudic …

Surviving and Leading
March 24, 2014 – 12:06 am
Surviving and Leading

Although born in Hungary in 1904, Rabbi Yehoshua (Joshua) Menachem Ehrenberg was living in Cracow when the Nazis began their systematic destruction of European Jewry. The city of Cracow, which was brought under German control in September 1939, had a…

Ketoret Number Five
March 21, 2014 – 12:05 am
Ketoret Number Five

Human beings gather information about the world around them through their five senses. Of those senses, the sense of smell is often the most under-estimated, and yet it is said that smells can have the most psychologically provocative effect. A specifi…

3 Ways to Boost Your Love Prospects with Video Chat
March 20, 2014 – 10:04 am | 4 Comments
3 Ways to Boost Your Love Prospects with Video Chat

Face-to-face conversations – even over mobile devices or computers – help you get a more holistic view of the person you’re interested in, which can help you decide if you want to move the relationship forward or connect with others. With that in mind, here are 3 ways to boost your online dating prospects with video chatting!

Kosher in Gracie Mansion
March 20, 2014 – 12:05 am
Kosher in Gracie Mansion

Although New York has one of the oldest Jewish communities in the United States (the first Jews arrived in 1654), the first openly Jewish mayor of New York City was not elected until 1974.* His name was Abraham Beame, and he unabashedly loved New York….

How to Be Sensitive to Your Date’s Biggest Insecurities
March 19, 2014 – 11:51 am
How to Be Sensitive to Your Date’s Biggest Insecurities

Most people have insecurities – especially in dating – which lead to a fear of being hurt. Of course each person has different self-doubts, but there are some common insecurities for both men and women that seem to pop up again and again!

Birds of a Feather
March 19, 2014 – 12:05 am
Birds of a Feather

Ornithologists distinguish the birds they admire by their shape, size, eating habits, plumage and a host of other distinct features. Those looking at birds to determine whether they are kosher or not may be frustrated by…

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