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Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman – The Jewish Connection
October 28, 2013 – 12:05 am
Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman – The Jewish Connection

Name the first talking animated film. The answer most people usually offer is Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willy (1928). In actuality, however, the first talking cartoons were produced by Fleischer Studios.

Friends With Benefits: Is It Really Beneficial?
October 25, 2013 – 10:45 am | One Comment
Friends With Benefits: Is It Really Beneficial?

When you have a friend with benefits, you have someone whom you can call anytime of day; not just for a hookup, but also for companionship. You may go out with them to a movie or dinner, but you know at the end of the day, there are no pressures or expectations. But is having a friend with benefits actually beneficial?

Ellory and Rikki: “Both had skeptically joined JDate.”
October 25, 2013 – 9:58 am
Ellory and Rikki: “Both had skeptically joined JDate.”

Let’s rewind a few weeks: At that time, both Rikki and Ellory had skeptically joined JDate. “Your profile looks interesting… haha” were his first words to her. Not the best pick up line, but he was cute and that was enough to lure her in.

The Three Mitzvot of Sarah
October 25, 2013 – 12:05 am
The Three Mitzvot of Sarah

Jokes about dominant Jewish mothers are abundant and frequent. Perhaps this is because, historically, Jewish mothers have been responsible for building the foundation for passionate Jewish living in the home. This tradition began with the matriarch Sar…

Why Scorpio Season Holds Healing Energy For ALL Of Us
October 24, 2013 – 10:19 am
Why Scorpio Season Holds Healing Energy For ALL Of Us

From October 23 through November 20th, the Sun will be moving through the Constellation of Scorpio, where the energy shifts from that of balanced and pleasing Libra to the seductive, deep, transforming, and steadfast powers of Scorpio.

The Crémieux Decree
October 24, 2013 – 12:05 am | One Comment
The Crémieux Decree

On October 24, 1870, The French government issued a decree to recognize the Jews of Algeria as French citizens. The law had been written and passed after much campaigning by powerful French Jews such as Adolphe Crémieux. Like most of the North Af…

The Four Cornerstones Of Commitment
October 23, 2013 – 9:56 am
The Four Cornerstones Of Commitment

But before you make the big decision, be sure that not only do you have the best possible mate for you, but that you’re both willing to put in whatever it takes to make your love succeed. To help you do just that, here are the four cornerstones of commitment.

The Jazz Singer
October 23, 2013 – 12:05 am
The Jazz Singer

Breaking into show business has never been easy. Like many early twentieth century entertainers, Asa Yoelson (1886-1950), along with his brother Hirsh (Harry), moved from singing on the streets to performing in a traveling circus, a burlesque show and …

An Act of True Kindness
October 22, 2013 – 12:05 am
An Act of True Kindness

Death is one of the unquestionable facts of life. Yet, most people would admit being uncomfortable with the idea of being in a room with a dead body. Seeing a corpse is a “too close” reminder of our own mortality and that we mere mortals do not hav…

Turn Your Fantasy Into A Reality
October 21, 2013 – 11:58 am | 2 Comments
Turn Your Fantasy Into A Reality

87% of singles think online dating is a great way to meet people, according to a recent study commissioned by Spark Networks, the owner of JDate.com. But while online dating has rapidly become a popular way for couples to meet, navigating it skillfully is what determines success. Online dating that leads to marriage requires creativity and stamina. Here are some useful ideas.

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