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Top 5 Unexpected First Date Destinations Top 5 Unexpected First Date Destinations

Women love activities. It’s a known fact. I’m not sure if it’s the child in us, but we love dates that involve any sort of activity. A pottery making class sure isn’t your normal first date idea, but it definitely is fun. It enables you to be hands on and also gives you some insight into what type of person your date is.

Lessons Learned From Spending an Evening 1-on-1 with Matchmaker Janis Spindel Lessons Learned From Spending an Evening 1-on-1 with Matchmaker Janis Spindel

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend an evening with a matchmaker and watch them work their magic in a crowd? I recently had this opportunity with matchmaker Janis Spindel in …

Kale 101 Kale 101

Kale can also be an amazing snack that must be tried to be believed. The kale becomes crispy in the oven and takes on the flavor of the olive oil. The crunch chips are addicting and really good for you.

No one answers my online profile. What am I doing wrong? No one answers my online profile. What am I doing wrong?

Look at your photos as a way to communicate positive things about yourself – things like the fact you have loving family and friends, and that you are engaged in the world around you, etc. If you don’t have any pictures that do this, get your camera and a girlfriend and find a way to make some! Fortunately, in this age of digital photography, getting good post-able photos is easy to do.

Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning

The changing of the seasons brings with it change of all sorts. It’s not unlike the end of summer, when flings come to a careful close and the beginning of winter when couples spring up citywide to cuddle in the cold.

Engage In A Party!
Engage In A Party!

The absolute #1 rule of your engagement party: whoever you invite to the E-Party, must also be invited to the wedding. That means you better be sure that the engagement party peeps are going to be sticking around in your life for a long enough time so a year later you’ll still be close and want them at your most special event.

The Flavors of Persia
The Flavors of Persia

The foods of Persia are exotic and reflect thousands of years of tradition. Pomegranates, pistachios, rose water and almond pastes are just a few of the flavors of Persia that we cherish today.

In dating, how fast or how slow should someone go? In dating, how fast or how slow should someone go?

Dear Matchmaker Rabbi:

One of my biggest problems when it comes to my dating life is taking things too quickly. When I fall, I fall hard and might scare girls off.  The problem is I feel like I have to act fast because, in the past, I have waited too long to ask out a girl I liked, and she found someone else.

How to Write the Perfect Profile How to Write the Perfect Profile

If you’re looking for someone who’ll love you, you have to come across as, well, you. You should be the best version of yourself, but you still need to be yourself. The first step is to be concise. People looking through hundreds of profiles don’t read novels. They skim. Rather than giving them the option of picking out the best parts of your profile, do it for them. Omit things like “I hope I meet someone great” – who is on JDate to meet someone terrible?

Purim Preparedness
Purim Preparedness

I know that Purim is a few weeks off-but somehow the holiday creeps in and often I am left unprepared.

Every year I wait until the last minute to even think about Purim, and making Hamantaschen, and before I know it the holiday sneaks up on me and I end up buying Hamantaschen at the store or bakery.

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