Around the year 167 B.C.E., the Syrian-Greek rulers of Judea tried to force the Jews to assimilate into Hellenic culture. They summoned the Jews to the town squares where they were forced to worship idols or to sacrifice a pig before the idol.
Mattityahu (Mattathias): A High Priest descended from the Hasmonean line, Mattityahu lived in Modi’in with his five sons. Mattityahu started the rebellion against the Syrian-Greeks when he refused to sacrifice a pig to a Greek god and then slew …
If you are considering a lifetime commitment to your current partner, who should by now be your lover (at least in the larger sense of the word) and best friend, you need to know that you are capable of a commitment in these seven important elements of a relationship.
Three beautiful kids and 10 years later, we feel like the true JDate success story. We now live in South Florida and recently flew back to New York for our 10 year anniversary. Walking in the city, we saw a poster for JDate and it made us feel like we really wanted to share our story and hopefully inspire other JDate successes.
Here’s a quiz:What is the primary mitzvah of Chanukah? a) Eating latkes (potato pancakes)b) Giving Chanukah gifts or gelt (money)c) Publicizing the miracle of the oil that lasted 8 daysd) Playing Dreidel The correct answer is C. While the cus…
After a nationwide search for the best proposal video from a JDate Success Story, we have a winner!
Have you ever met one of those people who are just naturally successful, who seem to be effortlessly organized and one step ahead of everyone else? These are the types of people about whom we refer to as having a charmed life. Of all the characters in …
This is the second of a two-part series on how to survive dating anxiety during the holidays. Read on to ensure a romantic and blissful holiday season.
Forgetting the rights and wrongs of conquest, one must acknowledge that the men and women who crossed the ocean to settle the so-called “New World” were incredibly brave.
This is the first of a two-part series on how to survive dating anxiety during the holidays. Read on to ensure a peaceful and happy holiday season.