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Unlucky 13?
June 13, 2014 – 12:05 am
Unlucky 13?

Our culture has planted in our minds that 13 is a particularly unlucky number. In Judaism, however…

The Five Things to Keep in Mind When Dating Over 50
June 12, 2014 – 11:05 am | 7 Comments
The Five Things to Keep in Mind When Dating Over 50

28% of my client base, which includes both men and women, are 50 or older, and, while many aspects of dating are the same at any age (the nerves, the anticipation, the awkwardness), some things are unique to this age demographic.

Jews in the Philippines
June 12, 2014 – 12:05 am
Jews in the Philippines

When they think about the Philippines, most people do not think of Jews. However…

Drake on JDate?
June 11, 2014 – 5:11 pm
Drake on JDate?

“SNL” cast member Vanessa Bayer has some pretty awesome dating advice for Drake…

Brooke and Ben: “…having just rejoined JDate, Ben was excited to quickly find a message…”
June 11, 2014 – 11:04 am | 2 Comments
Brooke and Ben: “…having just rejoined JDate, Ben was excited to quickly find a message…”

Brooke had been browsing Ben’s profile and noticed that he worked at the same place and within the same department as her father. After seeing this, she decided to reach out to Ben. Ben, having just rejoined JDate, was excited to quickly find a message in his JDate mailbox. 

The Intellectual Prototype
June 11, 2014 – 12:07 am
The Intellectual Prototype

In the early and mid-twentieth century, there were what might be called stereotypical Jewish intellectuals – Jewish men and women who were dedicated socialists and whose fervor was often born from Communist roots. They dedicated their lives to the pu…

How To Be A Great Dater
June 10, 2014 – 2:09 pm | One Comment
How To Be A Great Dater

Being a great dater isn’t about impressing your date. It’s about having fun. If you’re enjoying yourself, then you’ll be a great date. Here are ten tips to help you have more fun on dates!

Talia and Ofer: “We have two daughters, ages 6 and 3, and have JDate to thank.”
June 10, 2014 – 9:50 am
Talia and Ofer: “We have two daughters, ages 6 and 3, and have JDate to thank.”

Ofer and I met in October of 2003 on JDate. Our first meeting was at Cafe Mozart on 72nd Street. He was from Israel and was looking for someone who spoke Hebrew.

Make Me the High Priest
June 10, 2014 – 12:05 am
Make Me the High Priest

The Talmud (Shabbat 31a) relates the strange story of a non-Jewish man who wished to convert to Judaism in order to…

Jodi and Stuart: “My future wife gave good email right out of the gates.”
June 9, 2014 – 9:15 am
Jodi and Stuart: “My future wife gave good email right out of the gates.”

It used to pain me to admit that I met my wife online. As if I was too pathetic to find someone in the real world. I needed algorithms. How romantic! That was 10 years ago, before online dating was as ubiquitous as belly button rings on 13-year-olds.

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