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How Being Jewish Can Help You “Click”
August 28, 2013 – 12:01 pm
How Being Jewish Can Help You “Click”

As a young, Jewish single, I am going to use myself as a case study for this article. To give some context, I estimate I went on about 75-100 dates before I turned 25 – yet none of the women I dated grew up Jewish. It wasn’t that I was opposed to dating Jewish women; I just never had. Now that I am 28, however; the tides have turned…

Rachel and Ben: “JDate enabled me to find the love of my life!”
August 28, 2013 – 10:36 am
Rachel and Ben: “JDate enabled me to find the love of my life!”

Even though Ben lived in the same town that I did, I don’t think we would have met if it hadn’t been for JDate. JDate enabled me to find the love of my life!

The Four Commandments of Happiness
August 28, 2013 – 10:07 am | 2 Comments
The Four Commandments of Happiness

Every day thousands of different publications release new studies and opinion pieces about what a person needs to be happy. Maybe you need more coffee, or maybe you need less coffee. Maybe your self-worth is too aligned with your material possessions, or maybe your material possessions are so unimpressive that you actually should feel bad about yourself. Whatever the advice, one major flaw of these articles is that…

One Book At A Time
August 28, 2013 – 12:05 am
One Book At A Time

Those who choose to go (or go back) to college at a more mature age will testify that it is not a simple decision. Beyond the financial and logistical considerations, many find the idea of starting over to be intimidating. Most people, by nature, are a…

Forgiveness: An Elul Treat
August 27, 2013 – 12:05 am
Forgiveness: An Elul Treat

Many feel that the three hardest words to say are: “I am sorry.” Yet, we all know how very important those words are. Indeed, saying one is sorry, or at least admitting one’s guilt, is a critical part of the process of teshuvah, repenta…

Rebuilding A World
August 26, 2013 – 12:05 am
Rebuilding A World

There are many dramatic stories of the great struggles involved in rebuilding the Jewish people after the Holocaust. Any collection of such stories would be remiss if it did not mention the contributions of Rabbi Yosef Shlomo Kahaneman, better known as…

“I’m Still Hurting. Should I Move On?”
August 22, 2013 – 4:39 pm | 8 Comments
“I’m Still Hurting. Should I Move On?”

Is it appropriate to seek a new relationship when one is healing emotionally?

Lindsay and Phil: “…our parents thought it would be a great idea for each of us to join JDate.”
August 22, 2013 – 10:15 am
Lindsay and Phil: “…our parents thought it would be a great idea for each of us to join JDate.”

Phil and I met thanks to our parents; they separately thought it would be a great idea for each of us to join JDate.

The Three Ts
August 22, 2013 – 12:02 am
The Three Ts

On Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur we declare: “Repentance, prayer and charity remove the evil of the decree!” In Hebrew, these constitute the 3 Ts:Teshuva, Tefila and Tzedaka.Teshuva (repentance), a central theme of the High Holidays, means…

Samantha and Michael: “…found each other during our second time around on JDate.”
August 21, 2013 – 10:13 am
Samantha and Michael: “…found each other during our second time around on JDate.”

With the help of JDate, Mike and I found our best friends in one another, and are looking forward to a lifetime together.

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