A new survey out today says the American Jewish community is growing less observant and intermarriage rates are increasing. At JDate.com, our mission is to strengthen the Jewish community and ensure that Jewish traditions are sustained for generations to come. To state the obvious, the new statistics from the Pew Research Center study are alarming and hit close to home.
Here are a few tips to help you lose your list, date more, and, hopefully, find love!
Adam and Eve were vegetarians. When God placed Adam in the Garden of Eden, the Torah tells us that God said: “Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat…” (Genesis 2:16).
A late Saturday evening back in September 2011, Glen sent a JDate message to Alison all the way from Tallahassee, FL to Atlanta, GA. Glen was sure there was something about the girl in those pictures with the beautiful red hair. He had a feeling that she was “The One.”
A popular theme among writers of fantasy is the special nature of the seventh son. In works of this genre, this child is often blessed with a natural gift of magic, or a destiny for greatness.
Mark is the love of my life. He’s everything I ever wanted in a man and so many things I didn’t dare to want. He’s the other side of my coin – different, but complementary. We didn’t run in the same circles, and never would have discovered how oddly similar we are, if not for JDate. So thank you JDate for helping me to meet my modern-day knight in shining armor!
Daniel makes me excited for things I never thought would excite me: a wedding, family, and family vacations. I’ve never felt so loved, loved anyone so much, or felt so secure. I feel so lucky. You got me a good one, JDate. We’ll toast to you at the wedding!
What does all of this have to do with dating? Some of us are jaded by the dating process, and some of us are feeling insecure about getting back out there. Some of us may feel like we lost a sense of ourselves in our last relationship, so we need to get back into the things we love to do… but what were they?
Tonight starts the holiday of Shemini Atzeret, literally the Gathering of the Eighth, a connected, yet independent holiday, that immediately follows Sukkot.