Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775
But can sweaty shirts really spell out true romantic compatibility?
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Diana Aydin, JE Feature
Finding love isn't always easy. But for users of ScientificMatch.com , a new online dating site, the search for love starts with cotton swabs of DNA. Unlike sites that filter based on faith or city, this one matches people based on DNA analysis -- in addition to values and preferences -- on the theory that people with different immune system...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
A few months ago, I voluntarily took myself out of the running for president. Sure, I was not a viable candidate, and being single did not help either. I admit that. And the call to join up as a vice presidential running mate never came, even though my "Batphone" is almost always on. But, at the risk of being labeled...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
During High Holiday services last week, my rabbi raised an issue that, in recent months, has been weighing quite heavily on me. While delivering his last High Holiday sermons before his retirement after 19 years at my synagogue, he spoke about the temple's openness to outsiders, particularly interfaith couples. My temple, founded in 1839, is quite Reform -- sometimes, it...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Sitting at "The Matchmaker's" dining-room table, I began filling out the forms she said she'd give to her private investigator to complete my background check. From where I sat, I could see into her bedroom, where her bed was still unmade. It seemed incongruous that a businesswoman who's so clearly focused on appearances would not only have a guy totally...
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By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Last Wednesday evening, Jews between the ages of 21 and 40 met and mingled at the Gershman Y during an event billed as a "Taste of the New Year." Co-sponsored by several local groups, the program combined kosher wine tastings -- served by young congregants from Center City synagogues -- and a getting-to-know-you opportunity just in time for the upcoming...
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