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Thanksgivukkah: Not the Only Pairing That Can Benefit You Romantically
November 14, 2013 – 2:55 pm | 3 Comments
Thanksgivukkah: Not the Only Pairing That Can Benefit You Romantically

The pairing of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah as Thanksgivukkah works so well, it raises the question among us JDaters — why not pair up even more things in your life that can benefit you romantically? Here are some suggestions.

Jill and Ian: “Ian was the first guy I spoke with after reactivating my JDate account.”
November 14, 2013 – 11:14 am
Jill and Ian: “Ian was the first guy I spoke with after reactivating my JDate account.”

I headed to the sushi restaurant nervous and excited. A week of heavy texting had created much anticipation for my first meeting with Ian. Would it be as easy in person?  Would conversation flow? Would there be a spark? We hadn’t spoken on the phone… what would his voice be like? Ian was the first guy I spoke with after recently re-activating my JDate account.

The Original Little Red Riding Hood
November 14, 2013 – 8:47 am
The Original Little Red Riding Hood

The story of Dinah, the youngest child of Leah, and Jacob’s only named daughter, is often glossed over when it is first taught.When Jacob was camped outside the city of Shechem, Dinah went out on her own to see the local girls. She was seen by the pr…

Learning to Trust and Build Faith
November 13, 2013 – 12:05 pm | One Comment
Learning to Trust and Build Faith

When I hear the word trust, I can’t help but think of Robert DeNiro’s character, Jack, in Meet the Parents. An ex-C.I.A. agent, he is obsessed with making sure his future son-in-law, Greg, is trustworthy. You’re either in Jack’s circle of trust, or you’re not.

Random Acts of Kindness
November 13, 2013 – 1:05 am
Random Acts of Kindness

Today, November 13, 2013 is “World Kindness Day.”An entire generation of North Americans hear the words “random acts of kindness” and immediately think of Oprah Winfrey. Without question, the queen of afternoon television has done amazing things an…

Emily and Lee: “My fiancé and I met on JDate in February 2011.”
November 12, 2013 – 12:15 pm
Emily and Lee: “My fiancé and I met on JDate in February 2011.”

My fiancé and I met on JDate in February 2011.  A message from Lee flashed across my screen, but I was going to ignore it because he was a year younger than me and I was looking to date someone a little older.  Then I read his profile and saw  he had a great sense of humor and that we seemed to have a lot in common. So, I accepted his message and we chatted away.

Looking For A Thanksgivukkah Miracle? Turn To Technology.
November 12, 2013 – 10:58 am | 2 Comments
Looking For A Thanksgivukkah Miracle? Turn To Technology.

Every Thanksgiving, my family has a tradition (as I’m sure many others do) of taking turns saying what we’re thankful for each year.

Fortunate! Fortunate! Forunate!
November 11, 2013 – 11:59 pm
Fortunate! Fortunate! Forunate!

Central among the morning prayers known as Pesukei D’zimra, Songs of Praise, is Psalm 145, which is more often referred to simply as Ashrei. Actually, Ashrei is included in the service both during Pesukei D’zimra, and after the Shemonah Esrei, and …

For The Medal of Honor: The Story of Leonard Kravitz
November 11, 2013 – 1:05 am | One Comment
For The Medal of Honor: The Story of Leonard Kravitz

On March 6, 1951, a platoon of American soldiers serving in the Korean War came under heavy fire by the Chinese Army near Yangpyong, Korea. When the platoon’s Machine Gunner was wounded, Private First Class Leonard Kravitz took over for his injured c…

10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Online Dating
November 8, 2013 – 11:03 am | One Comment
10 Reasons To Be Thankful For Online Dating

If you’ve found love online, you’re likely grateful for online dating. If you’re still looking for love, however, here are 10 reasons why you should be thankful for online dating as well.

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