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Biodiversity
May 22, 2014 – 12:05 am
Biodiversity

Today is the International Day of Biological Diversity, which was created by the United Nations to…

Mica and Adam: “The story of two random souls meeting on JDate is truly a lucky one…”
May 21, 2014 – 11:49 am
Mica and Adam: “The story of two random souls meeting on JDate is truly a lucky one…”

Mica ‘Flirted’ with me sometime in late September. Who would have known my life would never be the same. She was not a paying member at the time, but rather just “window shopping.” I immediately “Flirted” back with her, but like a ‘typical guy,’ I waited for the next step. She reached out to me via email and the rest is history. Incidentally, she talked to just one man via JDate… and it happened to be me.

JDate Reveals the Winners of the “Get Chosen” Contest
May 21, 2014 – 9:46 am
JDate Reveals the Winners of the “Get Chosen” Contest

After searching for the best “Get Chosen” slogans to represent JDate’s new advertising campaign, we’ve officially named not just one…  but three winners!

Seven Blessings-Sheva Brachot
May 21, 2014 – 12:05 am
Seven Blessings-Sheva Brachot

A couple just starting their lives together inspires joy and hope, and everyone wants to wish them success. These blessings of good will are so important to a new couple that the Jewish marriage ceremony includes blessings. Seven of them, to be exact, …

Homestead Bride
May 20, 2014 – 12:05 am
Homestead Bride

In many cases, Jewish philanthropists set up settlements for Jews coming from Russia and Eastern Europe during the Homestead Act of 1862…

A Sephardi Gaon
May 19, 2014 – 12:05 am
A Sephardi Gaon

Because of the dedication of Rabbi Ezra Attiya (1885-1969), hundreds of Sephardic Jews chose to extend their education, scores decided to dedicate their lives to Torah study and dozens of distinguished rabbis served in Sephardi communities around the w…

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai
May 18, 2014 – 12:05 am
Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai

Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai (Rashbi), whose yahrtzeit is on Lag Ba’omer, was one the five survivors of…

Jewish Mysticism
May 18, 2014 – 12:03 am
Jewish Mysticism

While the study of Kabbalah (Jewish mysticism) has always been a part of Torah study, it only gained public prominence in…

The Tragedy of Jealousy
May 16, 2014 – 12:03 am
The Tragedy of Jealousy

The Talmud (Yevamot 62b) relates that “Rabbi Akiva had 12,000 pairs of…

Ethics of the Fathers
May 15, 2014 – 12:05 am
Ethics of the Fathers

In Pirkei Avot/Ethics of the Fathers, Rabbi Joshua is quoted saying, “An evil eye…

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