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Turn Your Fantasy Into A Reality
October 21, 2013 – 11:58 am | 2 Comments
Turn Your Fantasy Into A Reality

87% of singles think online dating is a great way to meet people, according to a recent study commissioned by Spark Networks, the owner of JDate.com. But while online dating has rapidly become a popular way for couples to meet, navigating it skillfully is what determines success. Online dating that leads to marriage requires creativity and stamina. Here are some useful ideas.

Rada and Brett: “I sent Brett a corny Flirt on JDate…”
October 21, 2013 – 10:36 am
Rada and Brett: “I sent Brett a corny Flirt on JDate…”

I sent Brett a corny Flirt on JDate, stating “Here’s looking at you kid.” The kid wrote back stating, “We may have a problem here, you probably love chicken parm.” Nice story of a nice Modern Orthodox boy meeting a nice Reform girl = no chicken parm at home!

Heralded With Blessings
October 21, 2013 – 12:03 am
Heralded With Blessings

The opening prayer of Pesukei D’zimra is Baruch She’amar – Blessed is He who Said. It is a prose poem that uses an anaphora, a literary style in which the same word is repeated at the beginning of each sentence.  In this case, the word is baru…

Intellectual Chemistry Vs. Physical Chemistry
October 18, 2013 – 11:08 am | One Comment
Intellectual Chemistry Vs. Physical Chemistry

What is chemistry? It’s the intangible that’s needed in a relationship. It’s what makes you click with someone. Intellectual chemistry and physical chemistry are very different, but both are needed in a relationship.

Can Jews Be Part Of "No Beard Day"?
October 18, 2013 – 12:07 am
Can Jews Be Part Of "No Beard Day"?

Today is National No Beard Day.The Torah states in Leviticus 19:27: “Do not cut the hair on the corners of your head; Do not cut the corners of your beard.” This is one of the rare prohibitions in the Torah that only applies to men.The “corners of yo…

Avoid The Court of Sodom
October 16, 2013 – 11:16 pm
Avoid The Court of Sodom

Every once in a while, there are outlandish news reports that make people shake their heads, sigh, and wonder what the world is coming to.

Skip Dating — Go Directly To Marriage
October 16, 2013 – 3:22 pm | 4 Comments
Skip Dating — Go Directly To Marriage

Like most everyone, I was brought up to believe that romance and falling in love is indeed a very specific, time-tested process. Everyone seems to think that after you meet someone, you need to date for a while (sometimes for years) and then eventually decide if you want to marry this person.

Julie and Matthew: “Looking for love, they both joined JDate.”
October 16, 2013 – 9:41 am
Julie and Matthew: “Looking for love, they both joined JDate.”

Julie and Matthew both grew up in Long Island; Julie in Oceanside and Matthew in Baldwin. They spent their childhoods living about 15 minutes from each other. They celebrated their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs at sister-synagogues – and probably attended some of the same Bar Mitzvahs of their classmates as well. Although they lived in such close proximity, and even shared some mutual friends from school and camp, somehow they never met! Until…

Honoring The Boss
October 16, 2013 – 12:05 am
Honoring The Boss

According to Wikipedia, in the United States and Canada, October 16 is the traditional day for employees to thank their bosses. In honor of “Boss’s Day,” Jewish Treats presents wise words from the Talmud regarding the “Ultimate Boss” – the Al…

The Art of Setting Yourself Apart
October 15, 2013 – 12:44 pm
The Art of Setting Yourself Apart

Let’s say we’re in a room full of 100 people. We look around, and everyone seems fairly different, right? But before knowing a thing about anyone else, we are all basically the same… just people in a room together.

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