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Lose The Leather
September 12, 2013 – 12:10 am
Lose The Leather

Once a year, Jews around the world make a unique, and not always attractive, fashion statement by wearing clunky sneakers or fuzzy slippers.

The Food of Yom Kippur
September 12, 2013 – 12:02 am
The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?”One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and the tenth” (Yoma 81b).

For The Sin We Committed…
September 11, 2013 – 12:09 am
For The Sin We Committed…

One of the main steps in the process of teshuva (repentance) is confessing one’s sins and verbalizing one’s errors.

What’s In The Book: Jonah
September 11, 2013 – 12:04 am
What’s In The Book: Jonah

The Book of Jonah is one of the best known stories in the Bible and is read during Mincha (the afternoon service) on Yom Kippur because of its powerful message of repentance.

Chelsey and Alex: “I started my JDate experience in Boston where the JDate community is huge.”
September 10, 2013 – 2:59 pm | One Comment
Chelsey and Alex: “I started my JDate experience in Boston where the JDate community is huge.”

Alex is the love of my life and I cannot wait to join his amazing Ukrainian family. I’ve even been learning Russian! Thank you JDate for connecting me with the most amazing man and family possible. I wish more Jewish singles in St. Louis took the risk I did!

Jewish & Single? You Need This App…
September 10, 2013 – 9:35 am | 2 Comments
Jewish & Single? You Need This App…

Have you been looking for love, but keep coming up empty? The answer may be as close as your smartphone. JDate just released JPix, a new app that allows Jewish singles to connect from anywhere, at any time! And, with Rosh Hashanah just behind us, this new app could be just what you need to boost your love life in the New Year!

Thou Shalt Not Anoint
September 10, 2013 – 12:05 am
Thou Shalt Not Anoint

The observance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, calls for abstention from five activities: eating/drinking, anointing, washing oneself, wearing leather shoes and marital relations.When the sages speak of anointing the body, they refer to putting oi…

Scapegoat
September 10, 2013 – 12:02 am
Scapegoat

The Jewish people have often been cast as the proverbial “scapegoat.” When millions died during the Black Plague, the Jews were accused of poisoning the wells. Blood libels accusing Jews of drinking the blood of gentile children (frequently associated …

Helene and Jonathan: “…may not have met had it not been for JDate.”
September 9, 2013 – 5:02 pm
Helene and Jonathan: “…may not have met had it not been for JDate.”

They lived a mere eight miles from each other, but may not have met had it not been for JDate. Jonathan was immediately taken by Helene as she walked through the entrance of the café; Helene was pleased with the big smile on the face of her JDate selection.

The Key to Connection – Mutual Goals
September 9, 2013 – 12:54 pm
The Key to Connection – Mutual Goals

True compatibility is the feeling that you have a helpmate – someone who wants to help you reach your goals and develop as a person. And you must respect and be willing to support your mate’s development and goals as well. With such a strong base, staying together becomes relatively easy.

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