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Dare To Date: 5 Important Things To Know About Rejection In Dating
June 18, 2013 – 11:02 am
Dare To Date: 5 Important Things To Know About Rejection In Dating

Rejection, however, is par for the course when it comes to dating since most dates probably won’t end in marriage. So, it’s best to develop a healthy context about rejection in order to ensure it doesn’t stop you from finding love. Here are 5 important tips to help you do just that.

Waterloo Waterlooplein
June 18, 2013 – 3:03 am
Waterloo Waterlooplein

On June 18, 1815, Napoleon and his armies were defeated by the Seventh Coalition, an alliance of British and European forces.

Something Extra In Your Lettuce?
June 17, 2013 – 3:05 am
Something Extra In Your Lettuce?

Here’s a delicious sounding salad: romaine lettuce, spinach, cauliflower, red onion, red cabbage, chickpeas and strawberries. At first glance, this combination of fresh vegetables, chickpeas and berries sounds like the perfect easy kosher lunch. All …

The Importance of Dad
June 16, 2013 – 3:05 am
The Importance of Dad

In honor of Father’s Day, Jewish Treats presents this classic Treat on the importance of a father.Where does a child learn to be a mentsch (a good person)? From his/her parents! Indeed, in the Talmud (Sukkot 56b) it even notes …

Excuse Me, Is It Possible…
June 14, 2013 – 3:05 am
Excuse Me, Is It Possible…

“Don’t be chutzpadik” is the modern Hebrew equivalent of the classic American parenting admonition: “Don’t be fresh!” and “Don’t talk back!” The challenges of parenting have always included the art of balancing a relationship with one…

Dating Is In The Details: Why Little Touches Go A Long Way
June 13, 2013 – 10:06 am | 8 Comments
Dating Is In The Details: Why Little Touches Go A Long Way

I was at my college reunion this past weekend, reminiscing about how many hills we had to climb to get to class, how many hours we spent sleeping on the desk in the library (which my mom never seemed to understand), and how many pecan pies we stole from the dining hall (my answer: one).  Ah… the good ol’ college days.

Not For Pride
June 13, 2013 – 3:05 am
Not For Pride

The sayings of Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers) often capture the ethic of the oral law. They not only offer an insight into the minds of the great rabbis of the Talmud, but provide advice that can be applied to normal life in every era.

Do You Kiss (Hello) On The First Date?
June 12, 2013 – 3:49 pm | 3 Comments
Do You Kiss (Hello) On The First Date?

Dear Rachel,

I have my first JDate at the end of the week (after only signing up 3 days earlier than the guy asked me out)! However, I’m curious about what’s an appropriate greeting? A hug? A kiss on the cheek? Or just a simple handshake?

No Cheeseburgers
June 12, 2013 – 3:05 am
No Cheeseburgers

Why don’t Jews eat meat and milk together? Because the Torah says: “Do not boil a kid in its mother’s milk” (Lo t’vashail g’di ba’cha’laiv eemo.) To the modern Jew, however, this phrase seems a far cry from mixing meat and milk.

The First Date Dance
June 11, 2013 – 3:42 pm
The First Date Dance

Robin Rosenaur recounts the struggle of holding on to her faith in love through a long string of first dates!

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