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Heartfelt Repentance
September 5, 2014 – 12:05 am
Heartfelt Repentance

It is easy to speak of teshuva (repentance), but, actually, the process of repenting is quite challenging. Much can be learned about repentance from the story of Eleazer ben Dordia recorded in Talmud Avodah Zara 17a:It is noted that ben Dordi…

Cartoon Power
September 4, 2014 – 12:05 am
Cartoon Power

The mesmerizing imagery in Syd Hoff’s classic children’s books  Danny and the Dinosaur and Sammy the Seal (and Herschel the Hero!) may evoke a bygone era, but the storylines remain perennially popular. Born in The Bronx, NY, on September 4, 19…

Kim and Matt: “I don’t know where we would be without JDate.”
September 3, 2014 – 1:47 pm
Kim and Matt: “I don’t know where we would be without JDate.”

I joined JDate and… remember thinking, ‘I have to meet this girl.’

“My Friends Hate My New Boyfriend, What Do I Do?”
September 3, 2014 – 6:00 am
“My Friends Hate My New Boyfriend, What Do I Do?”

I recently met a nice, really sweet guy online and everything is going well… The problem is that my friends… keep rolling their eyes when I talk about him and have even acted rudely when he is around.

Will I Forgive You For What?
September 3, 2014 – 12:05 am
Will I Forgive You For What?

An ancient Jewish proverb declares: “Loose tongues are worse than…

What Women Really Want
September 2, 2014 – 3:30 pm | 3 Comments
What Women Really Want

If you ask a woman what she’s looking for in a man, she’ll tell you she wants someone tall, dark, and handsome. But, if you look at her relationship history, you’ll see that’s not always true.

Not To Be Mixed
September 2, 2014 – 12:05 am
Not To Be Mixed

Like oil and water, certain things are not meant to be mixed together. According to Jewish law, it is forbidden to mix-breed different species of cattle, sow one’s field with mixed seed, or wear garments of mixed fibers (wool and linen).Whereas the a…

Employees and Employers
September 1, 2014 – 12:05 am
Employees and Employers

The American labor movement, which developed in the late 19th century, strived to ensure that workers were paid fairly, were provided with a safe working environment and were protected from being taken advantage of by their employers. Many of the promi…

Help! Everything Was Going Well Until…
August 29, 2014 – 11:04 am | One Comment
Help! Everything Was Going Well Until…

“Should I be honest and open with him? Or brush it under the rug and move on? How do I know if I’m being tested to see if I have feelings?”

On the Blech
August 29, 2014 – 7:26 am
On the Blech

Challah, chicken soup, gefilte fish, kugel, chamin/cholent…the delightful foods associated with Shabbat are seemingly…

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