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Na’amah and Sam: “My friend created a profile for me on JDate…”
February 25, 2013 – 4:19 pm
Na’amah and Sam: “My friend created a profile for me on JDate…”

Thank you JDate for bringing my wonderful husband and I together.

4 Great Topics For A First Date
February 25, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
4 Great Topics For A First Date

A basic rule of thumb for dating? If the conversation doesn’t come naturally, it’s just not meant to be. Very few healthy and successful relationships can blossom from a dry, dull conversation. Unfortunately, we’re not all stellar conversationalists. So, here are a few starter topics for great discussions.

Purim! Again?
February 25, 2013 – 4:05 am
Purim! Again?

Unique to the Jewish calendar, Purim is actually observed on different days depending on location.

Purim Drinking
February 24, 2013 – 2:05 am
Purim Drinking

“A person should drink on Purim up to the point where they cannot tell the difference between ‘Blessed is Mordechai’ and ‘Cursed is Haman’” (Megillah 7a).

It Was Bashert
February 24, 2013 – 2:03 am
It Was Bashert

Bashert, which in Yiddish means “predestined,” is most commonly applied to the concept of one’s intended soul-mate. This idea that, when dating, one is searching for his/her bashert, his/her divinely intended life partner, stems from Talmud …

Tips For Reducing Stress In Your Life
February 22, 2013 – 11:56 am | One Comment
Tips For Reducing Stress In Your Life

Here are a nine ways you can reduce the toll stress takes on your life!

7 Ways Baking Challah Is Like Dating
February 22, 2013 – 11:50 am
7 Ways Baking Challah Is Like Dating

On my way home it occurred to me that the art of making challah is a lot like dating! So, here are seven things to remember about baking challah that may just help you to become a better dater!

The Sabbath of Remembering
February 22, 2013 – 4:08 am
The Sabbath of Remembering

This Shabbat is Shabbat Parashat Zachor, the Sabbath of Remembering.

Aishet Chayil and Esther
February 22, 2013 – 4:05 am
Aishet Chayil and Esther

On Friday nights it is customary to sing a selection of verses from the final chapter of the Book of Proverbs (31:10-31) known as Aishet Chayil, A Woman of Valor. At this time of year [pre-Purim], one particular Jewish heroine stands out: Queen Esther.

How To Have A Better Relationship
February 21, 2013 – 11:39 am
How To Have A Better Relationship

We have all been fed images by the media of the happily married couple with two kids who are enjoying the sunshine together. For many of us, these images raise a nagging doubt that perhaps our own relationship is not quite as wonderful.

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Our story began on JDate…

What’s better than meeting your soul mate on JDate? Being part of a national ad campaign for the site that brought you two together! Check out the beautiful faces of real JDate Success Story couples (although they look like professional models!) appearing now in our national television commercial campaign: Our Story Began on JDate. Mazel tov JDate Alumni – you guys are famous!

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