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Rescuing Bukharan Jews
December 10, 2013 – 8:30 am
Rescuing Bukharan Jews

The bleak and challenging history of the Jewish community under Soviet rule is well known. When most people think of the Russian Jewish community, however, they focus on the Ashkenazi communities of the western U.S.S.R.  Nestled in the southern As…

What’s Your Criteria For a Second Date?
December 9, 2013 – 6:20 pm | 3 Comments
What’s Your Criteria For a Second Date?

The stakes are too high to waste time in a relationship with someone who doesn’t embody all your requisite ingredients. There will be plenty of issues in a relationship that require compromise, but the answers to the following questions indicate basic interpersonal skills. They’ll narrow the field considerably, and that’s the point!

Jessica and Brad: “JDate made it all possible…”
December 9, 2013 – 10:45 am
Jessica and Brad: “JDate made it all possible…”

JDate made it all possible; we would have never crossed paths if it wasn’t for that one fateful “Flirt.” We recommend JDate for anyone who is searching for that special someone.

He Shall Be Praised
December 9, 2013 – 1:05 am
He Shall Be Praised

Many of us remember learning to write research papers in school. Critical to receiving a good grade was composing a proper concluding paragraph to serve as a summation. While the prayer service of Pesukei D’zimra (Chapters of Song) is not an essay, i…

Noreen and Robbie: “I had been intermittently using JDate…”
December 6, 2013 – 11:19 am
Noreen and Robbie: “I had been intermittently using JDate…”

I had been intermittently using JDate since 2004, but everything changed in 2011. Robbie emailed me and indicated that my height and smile appealed to him. A friend of Robbie’s from college sent him to my profile; he thought Robbie and I would be a good match.

Shabbat Heroics
December 6, 2013 – 1:05 am
Shabbat Heroics

Question: What does a Sabbath-observant doctor do when a friend or neighbor needs emergency medical assistance on Shabbat?

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.

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