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Samantha and Michael: “Thank you, JDate for helping us find each other.”
August 6, 2014 – 9:05 am
Samantha and Michael: “Thank you, JDate for helping us find each other.”

A little over three years ago, I met my husband Mike through JDate. We were both living in Boston where he was about to start medical school and I was working as a writer at an advertising agency. After a few messages back and forth, we agreed to meet for coffee. The date was so easy and fun, we couldn’t wait to get together again and learn more about each other.

It Happened in Argentina
August 6, 2014 – 12:05 am
It Happened in Argentina

Aside from the destruction of the two Temples in Jerusalem, many tragic events in Jewish history are associated with…

Sarah and Ross: “I was a little hesitant to sign up for JDate initially. But I took the plunge…”
August 5, 2014 – 8:30 am | 2 Comments
Sarah and Ross: “I was a little hesitant to sign up for JDate initially.  But I took the plunge…”

I was a little hesitant to sign up for JDate initially. But I took the plunge when I heard about the Purim special: “Two months for the price of one!” At first I didn’t have much luck getting any dates. But then…

Elegies (Kinnot)
August 5, 2014 – 12:08 am
Elegies (Kinnot)

An elegy is defined as a mournful poem or a lament. In Hebrew, an elegy is known as…

The Book of Lamentations
August 5, 2014 – 12:05 am
The Book of Lamentations

On Tisha B’Av, the ninth of Av, one of the ways that the Jewish people demonstrate their mourning over the loss of both Holy Temples is by…

Jewish Valentine’s Day: Ideas for Singles on Tu B’Av
August 4, 2014 – 4:08 pm
Jewish Valentine’s Day: Ideas for Singles on Tu B’Av

The 15th of Av (also known as “The Jewish Valentine’s Day”) is not only a time of romance, but is a great day for a first date! Here are 5 fun ideas for singles on this magical day!

Deborah and Jeffrey: “…decided to check out the JDate account I had made…”
August 4, 2014 – 3:48 pm
Deborah and Jeffrey: “…decided to check out the JDate account I had made…”

When it was my turn to have a reading, the psychic looked at me, smiled and said, “You are going to meet your soul mate in a week. His name will begin with a J, he will wear a blue uniform to work every day, and you will have many of the same interests including a love for the warm weather.”

The Meal Before
August 4, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Meal Before

While there are several fast days on the Jewish calendar, only two are referred to as “major fasts”…

Mourning Jerusalem I: A Brief History of the First Temple
August 3, 2014 – 12:08 am
Mourning Jerusalem I: A Brief History of the First Temple

On Tuesday, Jews all over the world will observe the fast of Tisha B’Av. It is on this day that the Jewish people mourn the destruction of both the First and Second Temples. The First Temple was destroyed almost 2,500 years ago and the Seco…

Mourning Jerusalem II: A Brief History of the Second Temple
August 3, 2014 – 12:05 am
Mourning Jerusalem II: A Brief History of the Second Temple

The Babylonian Exile that followed the destruction of the First Temple lasted for 70 years. Under the leadership of Ezra and Nechemia, however, the Jews began to return to the land of Israel and to Jerusalem. Many chose not to return, but tho…

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Our story began on JDate…

What’s better than meeting your soul mate on JDate? Being part of a national ad campaign for the site that brought you two together! Check out the beautiful faces of real JDate Success Story couples (although they look like professional models!) appearing now in our national television commercial campaign: Our Story Began on JDate. Mazel tov JDate Alumni – you guys are famous!

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