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Till Death Do Us Part
September 13, 2013 – 2:22 pm
Till Death Do Us Part

They say death happens in threes. I’m not really sure who ‘they’ actually are, nor am I really sure how many rounds of old fashions ‘they’ were kicking back while concocting this debatable little theory, but last year I became a believer… and, unfortunately, an unwilling observer.

Neilah: The Final Serevice
September 13, 2013 – 12:08 am
Neilah: The Final Serevice

While one may make requests of God or atone for transgressions at any time of the year, the first ten days of Tishrei (from Rosh Hashana through Yom Kippur) are considered particularly propitious for repentance. In fact, it is said of this time period …

The Five Prohibitions of Yom Kippur
September 13, 2013 – 12:02 am
The Five Prohibitions of Yom Kippur

“…on the tenth of the month, you shall afflict your souls and do no work at all…for on that day God will forgive you and cleanse you, that you may be clean from all your sins before God” (Leviticus 16:29-30).

The Ex Factor: Should You Date A Friend’s Ex Or An Ex’s Friend?
September 12, 2013 – 9:20 am | 5 Comments
The Ex Factor: Should You Date A Friend’s Ex Or An Ex’s Friend?

Should you date an ex’s friend? Should you date a friend’s ex? Should you date someone you know your friend was once interested in, but never dated?

Lose The Leather
September 12, 2013 – 12:10 am
Lose The Leather

Once a year, Jews around the world make a unique, and not always attractive, fashion statement by wearing clunky sneakers or fuzzy slippers.

The Food of Yom Kippur
September 12, 2013 – 12:02 am
The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?”One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and the tenth” (Yoma 81b).

For The Sin We Committed…
September 11, 2013 – 12:09 am
For The Sin We Committed…

One of the main steps in the process of teshuva (repentance) is confessing one’s sins and verbalizing one’s errors.

What’s In The Book: Jonah
September 11, 2013 – 12:04 am
What’s In The Book: Jonah

The Book of Jonah is one of the best known stories in the Bible and is read during Mincha (the afternoon service) on Yom Kippur because of its powerful message of repentance.

Chelsey and Alex: “I started my JDate experience in Boston where the JDate community is huge.”
September 10, 2013 – 2:59 pm | One Comment
Chelsey and Alex: “I started my JDate experience in Boston where the JDate community is huge.”

Alex is the love of my life and I cannot wait to join his amazing Ukrainian family. I’ve even been learning Russian! Thank you JDate for connecting me with the most amazing man and family possible. I wish more Jewish singles in St. Louis took the risk I did!

Jewish & Single? You Need This App…
September 10, 2013 – 9:35 am | 2 Comments
Jewish & Single? You Need This App…

Have you been looking for love, but keep coming up empty? The answer may be as close as your smartphone. JDate just released JPix, a new app that allows Jewish singles to connect from anywhere, at any time! And, with Rosh Hashanah just behind us, this new app could be just what you need to boost your love life in the New Year!

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