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Chol Hamoed
September 22, 2013 – 12:03 am
Chol Hamoed

Most holidays in western society last for a single day, which is often extended into the weekend. And while most people are aware that Chanukah is celebrated for 8 days, many people are surprised to learn that both Sukkot and Passover are also week-long holidays.

Jon Lovitz & Ivan Sergei Discuss Looking For Love In Jewtopia
September 20, 2013 – 10:28 am
Jon Lovitz & Ivan Sergei Discuss Looking For Love In Jewtopia

Originally a popular off-broadway play, the movie version of Jewtopia opens in theaters this weekend. In Jewtopia, Ivan Sergei plays a man who meets the girl of his dreams, but when he finds out she’s Jewish, he lies and tells her that he’s Jewish too. Unfortunately, he doesn’t know a thing about the Jewish culture, so he tracks down a Jewish friend to teach him how to “act Jewish.” Let the mishegas ensue! So what does it mean to “act Jewish” and what the heck does it take to find lasting love anyway? We sat down with two of the film’s stars, Ivan Sergei and Jon Lovitz, to find out!

Dating Diaries: Recovering From Sexual Snafus
September 19, 2013 – 10:31 am
Dating Diaries: Recovering From Sexual Snafus

Sex is always an adventure. There are so many opportunities for something to go wrong: positions that just don’t work, forgetting to shave your legs, clumsy first encounters.

Ramonda and Amir: “I want to thank JDate for making it possible to meet my Beshert.”
September 19, 2013 – 9:17 am
Ramonda and Amir: “I want to thank JDate for making it possible to meet my Beshert.”

Amir was an amazing boyfriend and is now a great husband. I love him so much! I want to thank JDate for making it possible to meet my Beshert. I hope many other happy couples will follow!

Shari and Andy: “…her parents encouraged her to look into JDate.”
September 18, 2013 – 10:07 am
Shari and Andy: “…her parents encouraged her to look into JDate.”

When Shari relocated to Sacramento, her parents encouraged her to look into JDate. At the same time, Andy’s friends signed him up for JDate as he had just relocated to Sacramento for work.

The Sukkot Hoshanot Service
September 18, 2013 – 12:08 am
The Sukkot Hoshanot Service

Walk into a traditional synagogue in the middle of morning services during the week of Sukkot and you might have to take precaution not to be trampled upon by the circle of attendees walking around the bimah (central table where the Torah is …

Vanity of Vanities
September 18, 2013 – 12:03 am
Vanity of Vanities

Most people are unknowingly familiar with the third chapter of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) because of the 1962 hit song by The Byrds:”To everything – turn, turn, turn/There is a season – turn, turn, turn/And a time for every purpose under heaven.”…

Are You JDate’s Next Top Proposal?
September 17, 2013 – 2:21 pm
Are You JDate’s Next Top Proposal?

Over the past few years, we have seen hundreds of couples share videos of their engagements for the world to see. We laugh, we cry, and we love to share that special moment with the happy couple.

Room For Creativity
September 17, 2013 – 12:09 am
Room For Creativity

A few years back, The Atlantic Magazine featured a story about a project that came to be known as “Sukkah City” held in New York. Sukkah City challenged architects to create unique sukkot with only one guideline: halacha, Jewish law.A basic sukkah …

Singing Praises
September 17, 2013 – 12:02 am
Singing Praises

“…The prophets of the Jewish people ordained that the Hallel be recited on special occasions and celebrations [like Yom Tov], and at times of national deliverance from peril, in gratitude for their redemption” (Pesachim 117a).The prayer of H…

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