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The Memorial Prayer
October 1, 2014 – 12:03 am
The Memorial Prayer

According to Jewish belief, when people pass away, they move on to sojourn in the “next world,” to hopefully enjoy the spiritual rewards they have earned from their good acts in “this world.”In the “next world” a soul cannot grow spirituall…

Johanna and Daniel: “In the last weeks of Johanna’s JDate subscription, she met Dan.”
September 30, 2014 – 1:56 pm
Johanna and Daniel: “In the last weeks of Johanna’s JDate subscription, she met Dan.”

In one of the very last weeks of Johanna’s JDate subscription, she started to communicate with Dan.

7 Ways to Apply Jewish New Year Principles to your Dating Life!
September 30, 2014 – 6:00 am
7 Ways to Apply Jewish New Year Principles to your Dating Life!

As we enter the Jewish New Year we can take some time to reflect on the spiritual principles of Rosh Hashanah. It can also be fun to think about how these principles might improve our …

Like the Clay in the Hand of the Potter
September 30, 2014 – 12:08 am
Like the Clay in the Hand of the Potter

One of the most metaphoric and beautiful piyuttim (poems) included in the Yom Kippur prayer service is…

Inside Prayer
September 30, 2014 – 12:03 am
Inside Prayer

Jewish prayer is a complex, multi-layered activity…

My Date Is Really Nice, BUT….
September 29, 2014 – 11:26 am | One Comment
My Date Is Really Nice, BUT….

You know it’s the kiss of death when you ask someone about the new person they’re seeing, and all they can say is “they’re ‘nice.’” When did the word nice become such a bad thing?

Post Labor Day Whites
September 29, 2014 – 12:08 am
Post Labor Day Whites

When is it fashionably acceptable to wear white after Labor Day? On Yom Kippur! Many people have the custom of wearing…

What’s In The Book: Jonah
September 29, 2014 – 12:03 am
What’s In The Book: Jonah

The Book of Jonah is one of the best known stories in the Bible because of its powerful message of…

Spiritual Matters
September 29, 2014 – 12:00 am
Spiritual Matters

Prepare for Yom Kippur by focusing on spiritual matters.

The Fast of Gedaliah (Tzom Gedaliah)
September 28, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Fast of Gedaliah (Tzom Gedaliah)

The Fast of Gedaliah is observed to commemorate the murder of…

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