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Kosher Cinema: June Movie Picks For JDaters®
June 4, 2013 – 1:49 pm | One Comment
Kosher Cinema: June Movie Picks For JDaters®

Now that summer’s only a few weeks away, the blockbusters are rolling out in force. Last month saw the release of major tent-pole movies like Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fast and Furious 6, and The Hangover Part III – a trio of sequels to start off a summer chock full of them! Depending on your outlook, that might thrill you, or greatly depress you.

Sheryl and Gary: “We never would have met…but for JDate.”
June 4, 2013 – 9:04 am | 7 Comments
Sheryl and Gary: “We never would have met…but for JDate.”

Our love for each other and our children continues to deepen over the years and we owe it all to God, guiding us to each other via JDate. We cannot imagine what our lives would have been without each other.

Can You Spare A Lung
June 4, 2013 – 3:06 am
Can You Spare A Lung

Postmortem organ donations seem like a thoroughly altruistic act. However, from a Jewish perspective, there are certain other issues that must be taken into consideration:1) Is the donor dead? This may seem like a bizarre question. But, by whose defini…

The 6 Kisses We All Hate
June 3, 2013 – 11:28 am | 12 Comments
The 6 Kisses We All Hate

There are so many ways to mess up the first kiss! Like signing a letter, a smooch wraps up the first date. Sometimes the first kiss can save an otherwise awful evening. Other times, it can destroy whatever progress you and your date have made throughout the night. Here are the 6 worst kisses that are sure to make your date kiss you goodbye for good!

Rabbi Shimon ben Gamliel
June 3, 2013 – 3:05 am
Rabbi Shimon ben Gamliel

The death of Rabbi Shimon ben Gamliel, which occurred in 70 CE, on 20 Sivan, is part of the well-known and tragic episode of the deaths of the Ten Martyrs, that is included in the liturgy of Yom Kippur and Tisha B’Av.In response to the Jewish uprisin…

10 Ways Dating Is Like House Hunting
May 31, 2013 – 11:56 am
10 Ways Dating Is Like House Hunting

Here are 10 ways that dating is like house hunting.

The Additional Service
May 31, 2013 – 3:05 am
The Additional Service

“In Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers), the sages note that the world stands on three things: Torah, Avodah and Gemilut Chasadim (acts of kindness).”

War Of The Rose: The Sexual Politics Of Drinking Pink
May 30, 2013 – 10:50 am
War Of The Rose: The Sexual Politics Of Drinking Pink

The other night I was out to dinner for a friend’s birthday. A friend of his – a mighty smart and good-looking guy – said to me, “Tell me what I need to know about wine so I can look good on dates.”

Curly-Headed White Chief with One Tongue
May 30, 2013 – 3:05 am
Curly-Headed White Chief with One Tongue

On May 30, 1854, President Franklin Pierce signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act, which officially defined the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and opened up a significant part of what became known as the “Wild West.”

Can You Be The Tenth?
May 29, 2013 – 3:05 am
Can You Be The Tenth?

That the Hebrew word “minyan” derives from the infinitive “lim’not,” to count or number, is not at all surprising. A minyan is a quorum of 10, the smallest number necessary to create a formal “congregation.”

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