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Do You Kiss (Hello) On The First Date?
June 12, 2013 – 3:49 pm | 3 Comments
Do You Kiss (Hello) On The First Date?

Dear Rachel,

I have my first JDate at the end of the week (after only signing up 3 days earlier than the guy asked me out)! However, I’m curious about what’s an appropriate greeting? A hug? A kiss on the cheek? Or just a simple handshake?

No Cheeseburgers
June 12, 2013 – 3:05 am
No Cheeseburgers

Why don’t Jews eat meat and milk together? Because the Torah says: “Do not boil a kid in its mother’s milk” (Lo t’vashail g’di ba’cha’laiv eemo.) To the modern Jew, however, this phrase seems a far cry from mixing meat and milk.

The First Date Dance
June 11, 2013 – 3:42 pm
The First Date Dance

Robin Rosenaur recounts the struggle of holding on to her faith in love through a long string of first dates!

Rebecca and Adam: “I’m so glad I didn’t give up on JDate…”
June 11, 2013 – 10:33 am
Rebecca and Adam: “I’m so glad I didn’t give up on JDate…”

We will soon be celebrating our one-year wedding anniversary. I’m so glad I didn’t give up on JDate; I would have never had the opportunity to meet the love of my life. Adam and I have fun doing nothing together, as we are not only husband and wife, but best friends.

Traveling Man
June 11, 2013 – 3:06 am
Traveling Man

When Rabbi Jacob Levi Saphir (1822-1886) was 10, his family moved from Oshmiani, a town in the greater municipality of Vilna, to the city of Safed, Palestine (Israel). By the time he was 14, Saphir had been orphaned and relocated to Jerusalem after the…

The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
June 10, 2013 – 12:37 pm | 5 Comments
The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

One of the loneliest, most challenging activities and times of day for singles who’ve not yet met their JDate Beshert is climbing into that big empty bed, late at night, all alone. But that need not be the case. You see, even when I don’t have a current romantic partner, I’m never alone at night in my bed. Why? Because joining me are the living memories of my past failed relationships.

No Need To Compare
June 10, 2013 – 3:05 am | One Comment
No Need To Compare

Studies in comparative religion focus on the similarities of different religions. It is fascinating to note the way religions overlap.

Sharon and Doron: “After sending a few messages back and forth on JDate, we started emailing…”
June 7, 2013 – 10:25 am | One Comment
Sharon and Doron: “After sending a few messages back and forth on JDate, we started emailing…”

We got to know each other on JDate in September of 2011. After sending a few messages back and forth on JDate, we started emailing, then talking on the phone until the early hours of the morning. We felt a very strong bond developing between the two of us, like we had found our soul mate…

The Bride’s Shabbat
June 7, 2013 – 3:05 am
The Bride’s Shabbat

One of the greatest mitzvot, and one of the most enjoyable, is that of “Simchat Chatan v’Kallah,” bringing joy to a bride and groom.

Hits & Mrs: 5 Signs You Are Dating A “Nice Guy”
June 6, 2013 – 1:53 pm | 14 Comments
Hits & Mrs: 5 Signs You Are Dating A “Nice Guy”

Here are five signs you’ve found a true-blue mensch.

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