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Dating Diaries: Turn Your Summer Romance Into Something Serious
July 15, 2013 – 11:59 am
Dating Diaries: Turn Your Summer Romance Into Something Serious

Read on to find out how you can turn “that guy you’re kind of dating” into your boyfriend in time for winter’s relationship season.

Tisha B’Av is Tomorrow
July 15, 2013 – 12:08 am
Tisha B’Av is Tomorrow

The saddest day on the Jewish calendar, the ninth of Av, is tomorrow. The observances of the day are very similar to Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. In addition to fasting (no food or drink) for a 25 hour period, additional restrict…

Sponsoring Columbus
July 15, 2013 – 12:05 am
Sponsoring Columbus

Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon are, without question, the most famous monarchs in Spanish history. They were the sponsors of Christopher Columbus’ famous journey (although they are villains in Jewish history, having brought th…

Mourning Jerusalem: A Brief History of the First Temple
July 14, 2013 – 12:08 am
Mourning Jerusalem: A Brief History of the First Temple

On Tuesday, Jews all over the world will observe the fast of Tisha B’Av.It is on this day that the Jewish people mourn the destruction of both the First and Second Temples. The First Temple was destroyed almost 2,500 years ago and the Second Tem…

Mourning Jerusalem: A Brief History of the Second Temple
July 14, 2013 – 12:05 am
Mourning Jerusalem: A Brief History of the Second Temple

The Babylonian Exile that followed the destruction of the First Temple lasted for 70 years. Under the leadership of Ezra and Nechemia, however, the Jews began to return to the land of Israel and to Jerusalem. Many chose not to return, but tho…

Julia and Jason: “I was the only girl Jason ever met from JDate…”
July 12, 2013 – 10:23 am | One Comment
Julia and Jason: “I was the only girl Jason ever met from JDate…”

I was the only girl Jason ever met from JDate, and my sister and her husband also met on JDate. I think it’s safe to say that we are all definitely JDate Success Stories!

He’s Sweet, But There’s No Attraction! What Should I Do?
July 12, 2013 – 9:51 am | 8 Comments
He’s Sweet, But There’s No Attraction! What Should I Do?

I have known this man for years and he has always liked me. However, I’m not attracted to him. My problem is that I know if I was to give him a chance, he would treat me right. He would take care of me.

Shabbat Chazon
July 12, 2013 – 12:05 am
Shabbat Chazon

This Shabbat is Shabbat Chazon, the Sabbath of the Vision (prophecy), named after the opening word of the Book of Isaiah, the first 27 verses of which are read as the haftarah on the Shabbat before Tisha B’Av (the Ninth …

How Astrology Can Deepen Your Relationships
July 11, 2013 – 4:51 pm
How Astrology Can Deepen Your Relationships

If you would like to change your behavioral patterns when it comes to dating and love, here are four ways learning more about astrology can deepen your relationships!

Cheryl and David: “We had been talking online through JDate for four years!”
July 11, 2013 – 1:18 pm
Cheryl and David: “We had been talking online through JDate for four years!”

We talked on and off through JDate for four years; neither one of us wanted to make the first move. We both lived at home and were working to further ourselves in our careers. Finally, in 2011 it was all or nothing.

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