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The House of Assembly
October 29, 2013 – 12:05 am
The House of Assembly

Did you know that the Greek word ‘synagogue’ is actually a translation of the Hebrew term Beit K’nesset (English = House of Assembly).

Your Burning Style Questions Answered!
October 28, 2013 – 5:23 pm | One Comment
Your Burning Style Questions Answered!

I am thrilled that so many of you strike up conversations in the comment section of my style stories. I find that the style conversation can be thought-provoking and confidence-invoking! Education is the first step to empowerment, right?

Sarah and Haben: “My mother had continuously suggested JDate…”
October 28, 2013 – 11:10 am | One Comment
Sarah and Haben: “My mother had continuously suggested JDate…”

JDate takes the guess-work out of dating. If you have certain attributes you would prefer a potential mate to have, JDate can find them for you. JDate takes the disappointing, lonely, lost world of dating and turns it into a precise, collected, fun, and inspiring way to find the Jewish mate of your dreams.

Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman – The Jewish Connection
October 28, 2013 – 12:05 am
Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman – The Jewish Connection

Name the first talking animated film. The answer most people usually offer is Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willy (1928). In actuality, however, the first talking cartoons were produced by Fleischer Studios.

Friends With Benefits: Is It Really Beneficial?
October 25, 2013 – 10:45 am | One Comment
Friends With Benefits: Is It Really Beneficial?

When you have a friend with benefits, you have someone whom you can call anytime of day; not just for a hookup, but also for companionship. You may go out with them to a movie or dinner, but you know at the end of the day, there are no pressures or expectations. But is having a friend with benefits actually beneficial?

Ellory and Rikki: “Both had skeptically joined JDate.”
October 25, 2013 – 9:58 am
Ellory and Rikki: “Both had skeptically joined JDate.”

Let’s rewind a few weeks: At that time, both Rikki and Ellory had skeptically joined JDate. “Your profile looks interesting… haha” were his first words to her. Not the best pick up line, but he was cute and that was enough to lure her in.

The Three Mitzvot of Sarah
October 25, 2013 – 12:05 am
The Three Mitzvot of Sarah

Jokes about dominant Jewish mothers are abundant and frequent. Perhaps this is because, historically, Jewish mothers have been responsible for building the foundation for passionate Jewish living in the home. This tradition began with the matriarch Sar…

Why Scorpio Season Holds Healing Energy For ALL Of Us
October 24, 2013 – 10:19 am
Why Scorpio Season Holds Healing Energy For ALL Of Us

From October 23 through November 20th, the Sun will be moving through the Constellation of Scorpio, where the energy shifts from that of balanced and pleasing Libra to the seductive, deep, transforming, and steadfast powers of Scorpio.

The Crémieux Decree
October 24, 2013 – 12:05 am | One Comment
The Crémieux Decree

On October 24, 1870, The French government issued a decree to recognize the Jews of Algeria as French citizens. The law had been written and passed after much campaigning by powerful French Jews such as Adolphe Crémieux. Like most of the North Af…

The Four Cornerstones Of Commitment
October 23, 2013 – 9:56 am
The Four Cornerstones Of Commitment

But before you make the big decision, be sure that not only do you have the best possible mate for you, but that you’re both willing to put in whatever it takes to make your love succeed. To help you do just that, here are the four cornerstones of commitment.

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