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Did You Say Satan?
July 2, 2013 – 3:05 am | One Comment
Did You Say Satan?

The word Satan derives from the Hebrew satan, literally “hinderer.” However, the common Christian belief that Satan is a fallen angel who opposes God by tempting humans to sin is quite different from the Jewish concept of Satan.To underst…

Must Love Dogs: An Afternoon of Fun, Fetch & Flirting
July 1, 2013 – 4:53 pm
Must Love Dogs: An Afternoon of Fun, Fetch & Flirting

Man’s best friend served as the perfect wingman for nearly 150 singles at JDate’s Must Love Dogs mixer over the weekend.

Does The Spirit Of Independence Create Fireworks For You?
July 1, 2013 – 3:57 pm
Does The Spirit Of Independence Create Fireworks For You?

The 4th of July is the quintessential celebration of independence. As a proud American, I thank all of those who have served and given their lives to protect our freedom. It is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons. Who doesn’t l love summertime, a day off work, fun with family and friends, and the countless parades and firework shows?

Hayley and Jason: “I initiated contact with Jason on JDate…”
July 1, 2013 – 10:41 am
Hayley and Jason: “I initiated contact with Jason on JDate…”

I was one who made the first move. It was Mother’s Day in May of 2010 when I initiated contact with Jason on JDate. I think I made some clever comment about “The Jewish mother’s ideal Mother’s Day celebration, sitting side-by-side with her son, perusing JDate for the girl she would like to bare her grandchildren…”

Musical Politicians in Victoria, B.C.
July 1, 2013 – 3:05 am
Musical Politicians in Victoria, B.C.

Lumley and Selim Franklin moved to Victoria, British Columbia, in 1858, during the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush. The Jewish community was just starting to grow, and the first synagogue, Temple Emmanu-el, was established in 1863.

4th Of July Fare: The Ultimate BBQ Sauce
June 28, 2013 – 1:36 pm
4th Of July Fare: The Ultimate BBQ Sauce

It’s high summer and that means it’s high-grilling season! This Independence Day, give your favorite food a delicious, tangy homemade BBQ sauce.

Susan and Jon: “My best friend urged me to just look on JDate…”
June 28, 2013 – 9:55 am | 2 Comments
Susan and Jon: “My best friend urged me to just look on JDate…”

Not long after joining JDate, I received a message from “GAgirlinSATX.” It was short and to the point; no crap in her profile about long walks on the beach, etc. And, she was the most gorgeous woman I had ever seen.

Don’t Gotcha!
June 27, 2013 – 9:50 pm
Don’t Gotcha!

All of the 39 m’lachot (creative labors prohibited on Shabbat) are derived from the efforts involved in the creation of the Mishkan (Tabernacle), parts of which were  composed of tanned animal skins.

Food For Thought: Eat Well, Live Well, Love Well
June 27, 2013 – 4:44 pm | One Comment
Food For Thought: Eat Well, Live Well, Love Well

Our relationships help make us what we are – fulfilled or empty, happy or sad, productive or reduced capacity. One important relationship is with your self – and another is with the food you eat.

Donna and Eric: “Thanks, JDate for a great connection!”
June 27, 2013 – 12:04 pm
Donna and Eric: “Thanks, JDate for a great connection!”

I signed up for JDate after having hesitancy about online dating. After checking out several profiles, I came across Eric, a guy who shared a lot of the same interests as me. We both loved sports and thought this was a great way to meet someone.

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