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House of Devotion
March 5, 2014 – 1:05 am
House of Devotion

It is often said that the foundation of Jewish life is the home. This statement acknowledges the vital role of the family in bringing Judaism to life. If a love and passion for Judaism is expressed in the home, most often these feelings will be transmi…

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Purim
March 4, 2014 – 2:57 pm
More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Purim

It is common to greet one another on Purim in Hebrew, “Chag Purim Sameach,” which translates, “Happy Purim holiday.” It is less common to use the greeting, “Is that a Hamantashcen in your pocket, or are you happy to see me?”

Alexandra and Barry: “Thank you Jewish geography, and JDate!”
March 4, 2014 – 2:54 pm
Alexandra and Barry: “Thank you Jewish geography, and JDate!”

The funny thing is that when Alex and Barry started talking on JDate they realized they were actually friends with several of the same people (their second date was a birthday party for one of those friends).

The Reward of Honoring Shabbat
March 4, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Reward of Honoring Shabbat

According to the wisdom of the sages, there is no way to “over-spend” on Shabbat. As it is said, “One who lends to Shabbat…

Keep the Spark in Your Relationship
March 3, 2014 – 2:46 pm
Keep the Spark in Your Relationship

As important as communication is, without connection – touching, sensing, and giving what you have learned your partner needs – a relationship is less likely to be sustainable. Here are 7 ways to keep that connection strong!

Five Ways To Prepare
March 3, 2014 – 1:05 am
Five Ways To Prepare

Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy (Zachor et yom HaShabbat l’kadsho - Exodus 20:8). This commandment alludes to all the positive mitzvot of Shabbat, such as…

Say Goodbye to Old Clothes, Make Way for New Confidence!
February 28, 2014 – 11:13 am
Say Goodbye to Old Clothes, Make Way for New Confidence!

We are all guilty; we hold on to old, tattered, dated and faded outfits we love with the hopes of pulling them out for one more magical occasion where they could be relevant again. Let’s get rid of the old, so you can make way for some new pieces that feel great, fit great, and show the most confident you NOW.

Just A Half Shekel
February 28, 2014 – 1:00 am
Just A Half Shekel

This Shabbat is Parashat Shekalim (shekels). The Torah portion that speaks of Shekalim (Exodus 30:11-16) is read as the Maftir portion after the regular weekly Torah reading has concluded. It refers to God’s commandment that a …

The Last King of Judah
February 27, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Last King of Judah

When Mattaniah, the son of King Josiah, was 13 years old, his brother, King Yeho’yakim (who had succeeded Josiah) of Judah, died after an open rebellion…

JDate Helps a PBS Reporter Find Love!
February 26, 2014 – 1:15 pm
JDate Helps a PBS Reporter Find Love!

PBS’s Steve Goldbloom dropped by our office to chat with our CEO, Greg Liberman, about all things online dating. The story was timely for Goldbloom who was recovering from a recent breakup, so I did what any good community manager would do…

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