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Andrea and Jon: “Thank you JDate for letting us have such a wonderful life to look forward to.”
December 5, 2013 – 6:12 pm | One Comment
Andrea and Jon: “Thank you JDate for letting us have such a wonderful life to look forward to.”

Our relationship became strong pretty quickly after the first few dates.  After realizing that we both went to the same temple and youth groups, we just had so much in common.  The months progressed nicely and after six months we introduced our kids to one another. We both felt it was right and we had the same feelings.

12 Wintry Date Ideas
December 5, 2013 – 9:00 am
12 Wintry Date Ideas

Well the weather outside is frightful… but the date ideas are so delightful?! From ice skating to sipping drinks by the fire, we say, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!” Here are 12 fun date ideas to heat up your winter!

Hannah and Her Sons
December 5, 2013 – 1:09 am
Hannah and Her Sons

The story of Hannah and her seven sons is the story of the Jewish resistance to Antiochus’ attempts to Hellenize the Jewish people around 166 B.C.E.
When Antiochus demanded that Hannah’s sons bow down to an idol before him, Hannah’s eldest son stepped…

Putting Chanukah in Perspective
December 5, 2013 – 1:03 am
Putting Chanukah in Perspective

The events of Chanukah took place about 150 years after the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE), whose death brought 40 years of civil war to his empire.

5 Tips to Save Money on Dates
December 4, 2013 – 4:07 pm
5 Tips to Save Money on Dates

Are you behind on your monthly bills? Do you have credit card debt? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” then it’s time to start paying attention to how much you spend on your dates.

The Books of the Maccabees
December 4, 2013 – 1:08 am
The Books of the Maccabees

Chanukah is neither directly ordained in the Torah (like Rosh Hashana, Passover, etc.) nor mentioned in any other biblical text (as Purim is in the Book of Esther). The Books of Maccabees are not included in the Biblical canon, because these events occ…

Beauty and the Greeks
December 4, 2013 – 1:03 am
Beauty and the Greeks

What does Noah’s son Yephet have to do with the story of Chanukah and the mitzvah of circumcision?When the Syrian-Greeks sought to force Hellenization on the Judeans, one of the first mitzvot they outlawed was brit milah, circumcision. In f…

Sharon and Marc: “We were both brought to JDate around the same time…”
December 3, 2013 – 12:13 pm
Sharon and Marc: “We were both brought to JDate around the same time…”

We were both brought onto JDate around the same time in the summer of 2011. Having lived very parallel lives, Marc and I experienced  uncertainty in both our relationships and our employment.  For years, we searched for eternal love and security in our careers, taking every obstacle in stride, yet always feeling hopeful.

8 Dating Lessons We Can Learn From Hanukkah
December 3, 2013 – 10:55 am Comments Off
8 Dating Lessons We Can Learn From Hanukkah

So, what can this story about those eight miraculous nights teach us about dating? Plenty! Here are eight lessons we can apply to dating.

Chanukah and Divine Order
December 3, 2013 – 1:09 am
Chanukah and Divine Order

Chanukah always overlaps with at least one Shabbat (if not two), and since Chanukah begins on the 25th of Kislev and lasts for eight days, the holiday always coincides with the celebration of Rosh Chodesh (the new month of) Tevet. (Rosh Chodesh is cele…

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What’s better than meeting your soul mate on JDate? Being part of a national ad campaign for the site that brought you two together! Check out the beautiful faces of real JDate Success Story couples (although they look like professional models!) appearing now in our national television commercial campaign: Our Story Began on JDate. Mazel tov JDate Alumni – you guys are famous!

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