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Treating Holy Papers
October 28, 2014 – 12:05 am
Treating Holy Papers

One modern philosophy that might have caught your attention is conscientious living…

When Soul Mates Break Up
October 27, 2014 – 3:24 pm | 3 Comments
When Soul Mates Break Up

Dear Justine,

The guy I’ve been seeing for two years just ended our relationship. He is my soul mate… Can I ever love anyone else as much?

Opulent on the Outside Only
October 27, 2014 – 12:05 am
Opulent on the Outside Only

Dressed in fancy clothes with silver buttons and a hat of golden fur, Rabbi Israel Friedman (1797-1850) was a unique…

The Idealist: Why Love is Like a Game of Pac-Man
October 26, 2014 – 1:13 am | One Comment
The Idealist: Why Love is Like a Game of Pac-Man

Both Pac-Man and love are – at their base – highly addictive games. When you start out, having never played before, you are immediately intrigued… there are so many options… the path is yours to choose.

Jessica and Scott: “We are excited to officially be Mr. and Mrs.”
October 24, 2014 – 10:51 am
Jessica and Scott: “We are excited to officially be Mr. and Mrs.”

I had seen Scott’s profile on JDate and sent him a private message…

5 Hilarious eCards to Send your JDate Match
October 24, 2014 – 7:17 am
5 Hilarious eCards to Send your JDate Match

At some point it struck me as pretty hilarious that what got me going was a guy who could retell the story of Purim.

The Power of Shabbat
October 24, 2014 – 12:05 am | One Comment
The Power of Shabbat

Jewish life ebbs and flows around the celebration of Shabbat. The days of the week are labelled by…

The Bread of Shabbat
October 23, 2014 – 12:05 am
The Bread of Shabbat

Challah, known to some as “Jewish bread,” is one of the essential elements of…

As a Writer/Director, When a Bolt of Inspiration Hits You… You Pay Attention.
October 22, 2014 – 3:28 pm
As a Writer/Director, When a Bolt of Inspiration Hits You… You Pay Attention.

The first time was a few months ago, while playing volleyball on the beach in Venice. Except that it was an actual bolt that hit me… literally, a lightning bolt ripped through the sky and knocked me and 13 others to our feet. It’s true. Google it. The second was more metaphorical, and it was the moment I realized I was stuck, not struck – Stuck.

Nuts Today
October 22, 2014 – 12:05 am
Nuts Today

Nowadays, nuts are often in the news. While packed with a nutritious punch, they are a source  of great concern to those who may be allergic. Today, in honor of National Nut Day Jewish Treats presents Jewish thoughts on one of the most popular spe…

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