On June 6 of this year, Alysa Stanton was ordained the first African-American female rabbi and is scheduled to take the pulpit at Bayt Shalom in Greenville, North Carolina this August. JDate President Greg Liberman got the chance to sit down with Rabbi Stanton to congratulate her on her wonderful achievement and discuss the conversion process, interfaith marriage, relationships and more!
A JBlogger weighs in on a debate between Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger and America’s Rabbi, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
Shmuley Boteach, known as “America’s Rabbi,” is host of the award-winning national TV show, Shalom in the Home on TLC. He is also the internationally best-selling author of 20 books, including his most recent: The Kosher Sutra: Eight Sacred Secrets for Reigniting Desire and Restoring Passion for Life.
Patti Stanger, star of Bravo’s The Millionaire Matchmaker, has never been one to mince words and her aggressive, take-no-prisoners approach to matchmaking has garnered her much success and some pointed criticism.
Harvard Business School graduate and matchmaker Rachel Greenwald recently completed a 10-year study where she talked to over 1,000 single men. This study revealed some often counter-intuitive reasons behind their dating habits, and most importantly, why they sometimes don’t call women back.
Israeli-French singer Yael Naim, talks with JMag about how her new found success has changed everything and nothing, and how her connection to Judaism makes her happy on the inside.
Jennifer Weiner, author of In Her Shoes, recently returned to the best-seller list with Certain Girls, her long-awaited sequel to Good in Bed. Here Spark Networks President, Greg Liberman, confabs with Jenifer about her alter ego Cannie, the “un-chosen chosen people” and why she’s more Jewish than she thought she’d be.
The outwardly cantankerous, inwardly good natured Don Rickles has been a comic legend for generations. JDate sat down with Mr. Rickles to discuss his new film Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project, Las Vegas in its heyday and of course…dating.
Ben Karlin, comedy writer and co-creator of The Colbert Report sits down with JMag to discuss his new book, Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me
Dave Lieberman has published two books, the most recent being Dave’s Dinners: A Fresh Approach to Home-Cooked Meals. He was previously the host of Good Deal on the Food Network.