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In The Wilderness
May 13, 2013 – 3:03 am
In The Wilderness

The Torah was given to the Jewish nation in the midst of the wilderness on a tiny mountain called Sinai. Throughout the Torah, however, there is much focus on the “Promised Land” and the mitzvot that can only be performed when the Israelites settle…

Fear Your Mother?
May 12, 2013 – 3:03 am
Fear Your Mother?

“Honor your father and your mother” (Exodus 20:12) is the fifth of the Ten Commandments.

Thank You, Mom
May 12, 2013 – 3:02 am
Thank You, Mom

In honor of all our favorite Jewish Mothers, we’ve decided to re-Treat this special Mother’s Day edition of Jewish Treats!

Give Them A Choice
May 10, 2013 – 3:10 am
Give Them A Choice

There is an oft-cited Midrash (Sifrei, Dvarim 343) describing how God offered the Torah to the other nations of the world before He gave it to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai. According to this Midrash, the first nation to whom He offered the Tor…

Day of Distinction
May 10, 2013 – 3:03 am
Day of Distinction

On the first day of Sivan in the year 2448 (Jewish calendar), only seven weeks after leaving Egypt, the Israelites reached the Wilderness of Sinai. On the desert plain around the mountain, they set up camp and watched as Moses set off toward the mountain to hear God’s will.

5 Tips To Help You Find Your Man
May 9, 2013 – 1:48 pm
5 Tips To Help You Find Your Man

If you are looking to deepen the connection you have with others and find fulfilling love that lasts, then stop focusing on conditional love and start by attracting the right kind of partner.

The Feast of Weeks
May 9, 2013 – 3:03 am
The Feast of Weeks

Shavuot, which we begin celebrating Tuesday night (May 14th), is the only holiday in the Torah not listed by the date on which it is to be observed. Rather, the Torah teaches that this festival takes place on the day following the 49th day after the fi…

Two Pillars of Five
May 9, 2013 – 3:02 am
Two Pillars of Five

Jewish law, and thus Jewish life, rests on two pillars, the mitzvot between a person and God and the mitzvot between one person and another. These two pillars of law are laid out in the Ten Commandments.According to the sages, the first five commandmen…

Why You’re Not Hearing Back
May 8, 2013 – 11:02 am | 3 Comments
Why You’re Not Hearing Back

I’ll start off with full disclosure, I’m a JDater® just like you, and have been on this site longer than I ever imagined, so clearly, I don’t have all of the answers. I do, however, have some of the answers, and will attempt to provide some insight as to why you’re not hearing back from women when you reach out.

Western Wall History
May 8, 2013 – 3:07 am
Western Wall History

The Western (Wailing*) Wall is the holiest location in Jewish life. With 28 rows of massive stones above ground (and 17 below), the wall itself is physically breathtaking.

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