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The Tribe of Naphtali
November 19, 2013 – 1:05 am
The Tribe of Naphtali

As the ancestors of the tribes of Israel, the lives and personalities of each of the twelve sons of Jacob significantly impact on the history and behavior of the tribe members who descended from them.As with Naphtali himself, little is said of the trib…

Rebecca and Steve: “…it took JDate to get them to finally meet.”
November 18, 2013 – 12:13 pm
Rebecca and Steve: “…it took JDate to get them to finally meet.”

Even though Steve’s profile listed Reform and Rebecca’s listed Orthodox, they decided to take a chance and go out for a few drinks. They were amazed to learn how many connections they had, but how it took JDate to get them together. At the time, they lived only a few miles away from each other.

For Your Eyes Only
November 18, 2013 – 1:05 am
For Your Eyes Only

Did you know that according to the U.S. Postal Service, willfully and knowingly reading someone else’s mail is a federal offense. That’s right, even that department store bill addressed to your spouse! If it isn’t addressed to you, it isn’t yours…

Ashley and Adam: “I thank JDate for making both of our dreams come true.”
November 15, 2013 – 11:33 am
Ashley and Adam: “I thank JDate for making both of our dreams come true.”

In January of 2013 I was starting to think that maybe JDate wasn’t the place for me. As much as I wanted to find my Jewish soul mate, I thought maybe that just wasn’t possible and I’d have to give up. It was around that same time that I received a message on JDate from Adam that immediately sparked my interest.

Why Tiberias is Holy
November 15, 2013 – 1:05 am
Why Tiberias is Holy

While Israel is the Holy Land, four of her cities are considered holier than all the others, and each of these is accorded a mystical connection with one of the four classical elements.

Thanksgivukkah: Not the Only Pairing That Can Benefit You Romantically
November 14, 2013 – 2:55 pm | 3 Comments
Thanksgivukkah: Not the Only Pairing That Can Benefit You Romantically

The pairing of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah as Thanksgivukkah works so well, it raises the question among us JDaters — why not pair up even more things in your life that can benefit you romantically? Here are some suggestions.

Jill and Ian: “Ian was the first guy I spoke with after reactivating my JDate account.”
November 14, 2013 – 11:14 am
Jill and Ian: “Ian was the first guy I spoke with after reactivating my JDate account.”

I headed to the sushi restaurant nervous and excited. A week of heavy texting had created much anticipation for my first meeting with Ian. Would it be as easy in person?  Would conversation flow? Would there be a spark? We hadn’t spoken on the phone… what would his voice be like? Ian was the first guy I spoke with after recently re-activating my JDate account.

The Original Little Red Riding Hood
November 14, 2013 – 8:47 am
The Original Little Red Riding Hood

The story of Dinah, the youngest child of Leah, and Jacob’s only named daughter, is often glossed over when it is first taught.When Jacob was camped outside the city of Shechem, Dinah went out on her own to see the local girls. She was seen by the pr…

Learning to Trust and Build Faith
November 13, 2013 – 12:05 pm | One Comment
Learning to Trust and Build Faith

When I hear the word trust, I can’t help but think of Robert DeNiro’s character, Jack, in Meet the Parents. An ex-C.I.A. agent, he is obsessed with making sure his future son-in-law, Greg, is trustworthy. You’re either in Jack’s circle of trust, or you’re not.

Random Acts of Kindness
November 13, 2013 – 1:05 am
Random Acts of Kindness

Today, November 13, 2013 is “World Kindness Day.”An entire generation of North Americans hear the words “random acts of kindness” and immediately think of Oprah Winfrey. Without question, the queen of afternoon television has done amazing things an…

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