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The Unique Holiday Known as “Mimouna”
April 20, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Unique Holiday Known as “Mimouna”

Jews rejoice on Passover to celebrate their redemption from slavery in Egypt. Because of Passover’s connection to redemption, there is much hope that…

Seven Days to the Sea
April 20, 2014 – 12:03 am
Seven Days to the Sea

The Passover celebration lasts seven days (eight days, outside of Israel. The first day (and second, outside of Israel) is a Yom Tov, festival day, on which the Seder is celebrated. However…

The Song of Songs
April 18, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Song of Songs

“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is better than wine.”

And people say the Bible is boring…

Chol Hamoed
April 18, 2014 – 12:05 am
Chol Hamoed

Most holidays in western society last for a single day, which is often extended into the weekend. And while most people are aware that Chanukah is celebrated for 8 days, many people are surprised to learn that…

5 Must-Haves for a Lasting Relationship
April 17, 2014 – 9:44 am
5 Must-Haves for a Lasting Relationship

The beginning of a relationship is always wonderful, but what really matters is creating a healthy foundation so you can ensure your new relationship is built to last. Here are the 5 must-have qualities you need in your relationship in order for it to be lasting and fulfilling.

Pesach: What’s in a Name?
April 17, 2014 – 12:05 am
Pesach: What’s in a Name?

The name of the holiday “Passover,” is an allusion to God’s passing over the Israelite households during the plague of the firstborn, a critical element in…

Singing Praises
April 17, 2014 – 12:02 am
Singing Praises

The prophets of the Jewish people ordained that the Hallel be recited on special occasions and celebrations [like Yom Tov], and at times of…

Lauren and Shahrouz: “They chatted on JDate for a short while…”
April 16, 2014 – 3:34 pm
Lauren and Shahrouz: “They chatted on JDate for a short while…”

Shahrouz and Lauren first connected when Lauren came across an adorable JDate profile of a NY medical student from California and sent him a message. They chatted on JDate for a short while and he quickly asked for her number, skipping his dinner plans to call her. 

Dating in the Digital Age
April 16, 2014 – 9:46 am | One Comment
Dating in the Digital Age

It’s no secret that times are a-changing.  I’m here to set the record straight on not only how things have changed in the dating world, but also why some things should remain the same.

Jewish Community Shootings Show that Terrorism Aimed at One Group Attacks All of Us
April 14, 2014 – 2:10 pm
Jewish Community Shootings Show that Terrorism Aimed at One Group Attacks All of Us

…by being Jewish, she faces a real threat. It’s a menacing fear that dares her to discount it.

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