Harry Shabotter

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series of novels by J. K. Rowling. The book launched last week on Shabbat.

Totally unrelated, when sitting shiva during the period of mourning after a loved one's death, it is customary to cover the mirrors in the shiva house, because a mourner should strive to ignore his own vanity.


The vast majority of JDate subscribers are of the Reform Jewish movement. This is not surprising, as Reform Judaism is the largest denomination of American Jews.

According to a recent survey, 53% of Reform Jews intermarry.

Love of Life

"I love life" ranks as one of the most cliché lines used in profiles, along with "I work hard, and play hard", and "I'm just as comfortable in a little black dress as jeans and a T-shirt"

Check out Rachel Lucas's Helpful Guide to Online Dating: Girl Power Version and her 20 How To NOT Sound Like a Total Dillwad on the Personals For Men.

Pay Per View

JDate sure knows how to suck you in. If you are not a paying member, and you receive a message from someone, you must pay to read it. You can't even see who sent it to you before you read it. So chances are it's from someone you didn't want to talk to in the first place. At least Frumster let's you see who wrote to you before you pay just to reply.

"I liked your profile" ... famous first words.