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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.

A Knotty Subject
November 8, 2013 – 1:05 am
A Knotty Subject

The act of knotting was one of the necessary creative works (melacha) necessary for the building of the Mishkan (Tabernacle).

The Best of Both Worlds
November 7, 2013 – 11:48 am
The Best of Both Worlds

Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will collide this year. This convergence of culinary delights and beloved traditions will not occur again for another 77,000-some years, which is something to celebrate in itself.

Iris and Dennis: “I got tired of being alone on the weekends, so I went back on JDate.”
November 7, 2013 – 10:25 am
Iris and Dennis: “I got tired of  being alone on the weekends, so I went back on JDate.”

“I went on and off those dating sites because I hadn’t found someone who really met my expectations,” says Dennis, 64. “But I got tired of being alone on weekends, so I went back on JDate.”

Situation in the Suez
November 7, 2013 – 8:58 am
Situation in the Suez

The Suez Canal, which connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea, and thus to the Indian Ocean, was built in the 1860s through a French-Egyptian partnership. In 1875, debt forced the Egyptians to sell their share in the canal to the British (who sub…

The Many Wives of Esau
November 6, 2013 – 1:05 am
The Many Wives of Esau

Have you ever wondered who Esau married? In fact, Esau’s marital history is explicitly detailed in Genesis: “And when Esau was forty years old, he took as his wife wife Judith (also known as Oholibamah) the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basema…

Jessica and Morgan: “Without JDate, Morgan and I would have never met.”
November 4, 2013 – 10:34 am
Jessica and Morgan: “Without JDate, Morgan and I would have never met.”

At the wine bar, Morgan and I hit it off. We talked about everything! After a night of great conversation, we decided to walk around the beach and share an ice cream cookie. I couldn’t have asked for a better first date. Without JDate, Morgan and I would have never met and I couldn’t imagine the two of us not being together. Thank you JDate for truly matching us together.

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