Jewish singles

A Voice For Jewish Singles

04/27/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

I’m about to enter a parking garage. The static is just starting on the radio when I put the car into reverse and park. One of my favorite songs is on, and I wasn’t prepared to lose it in a car garage: Freddie Mercury’s “Somebody to Love.” I cannot actually write those words without hearing his unusual, high-pitched, magical voice singing the lyrics. Because I stopped just to listen to the song, I heard it with increased intensity.

Erica Brown

A Date With Moses, Maybe Pharaoh Too

03/31/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

A long long time ago, in a desert far away, there was a land where people worshipped cats, and men wore eyeliner. No, this wasn’t the Internet; it was the land of Egypt.”

Can We Talk? (But That’s All!)

Are Jewish guys more susceptible to the ‘pen pal complex?’

12/10/2013 - 19:00
Contributing Editor

Every so often Jared, whom I met on a trip for Jewish professionals, calls me to chat.

But he never suggests we meet.

Heather Robinson

Can We Talk? (But That’s All!)

Are Jewish guys more susceptible to the ‘pen pal complex?’
03/18/2013 - 20:00
Contributing Editor

Every so often Jared, whom I met on a trip for Jewish professionals, calls me to chat.

Heather Robinson

Yenta Helps Single Jews Find Each Other Through GPS

When I received an email from Luba Tolkachyov, the co-founder of a new Jewish singles app, I was intrigued. Luba wrote, “I’ve been following your writing on Jewish Tech and thought you may be interested in Yenta, a new location based mobile phone application for Jewish singles.”

Like a virtual matchmaker, the Yenta mobile app locates like-minded Jewish singles in a crowded room.

Jewish Singles Clean [Facebook] for Passover

A common joke before Passover is that we need to remove the "cookies" from our Web Browser before the holiday. Of course, web browser cookies (or HTTP cookies) are not real cookies and do not really need to be removed for Passover, when all leavened products are forbidden.

Some joke about cleaning out Web cookies before Passover

How Steve Met Sara

04/03/2011 - 20:00
Special to the Jewish Week

A New York comedian is likely to say clever things. Here's one from Steve Hofstetter: “It’s a scary thought when you’ve known the condiments in your refrigerator longer than your fiancée.”

Steve Hofstetter and Sara Tenenbein

We’ll Turn Manhattan Into An Isle Of …

Flying from Israel to New York for a date? Looking for some sizzle, from the Morgan to the latest Woody Allen flick.
Special To The Jewish Week
12/06/2010 - 19:00

It was a Jewish Week story that tipped me off to the fortune teller. He was Jewish and had a “branch office” somewhere near Times Square, which is another way of saying he accepted walk-ins from the little stretch of sidewalk he called his own.

At Central Park

To Be Young, Gifted And Orthodox — And Divorced

Getting back in the dating game can be very dicey.
Special To The Jewish Week
12/06/2010 - 19:00

Cheerful and determined, Cynthia Galimidi is ready to find her soul mate — again.

At 29, the Hillside, N.J., resident has started dating again after more than seven years of marriage. Many people are just getting married or starting a family in their late 20s. Galimidi has four daughters — ages 8, 6, 5 and 3.

She knows that’s a daunting prospect for potential suitors.

“It’s been hard, because I’m just learning the rules of the game,” says Michael Zand. photos by michael datikash

A Secret Love No More

Interdating isn’t the boogeyman it once was. Could it actually lead to increased Jewish involvement?
Associate Editor
12/06/2010 - 19:00

Eight years ago, as director of a United Synagogue Youth chapter on the West Coast, Lisa Fogelson came up against Section Five, Line 2.

A few pages into the Conservative youth group’s constitution, in between the expectation that teen officers attend religious services and refrain from drugs and alcohol, is the line: “It is expected that leaders of the organization will refrain from relationships which can be construed as interdating.”

Keren Sachs and boyfriend Landis Kaufman: Interfaith couples group has strengthened their relationship.
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