Valentine's Day

Not Feeling the Candy Hearts and Kitsch? How to Turn Around 50 Shades of Abysmal Gray

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Heart and Woman

It’s that time of year...chocolates, flowers, jewelry. Sappy advertisements and red and pink store displays. There are reminders everywhere. It’s Valentine’s Day.

Thanks to Eve Ensler, every day is V-Day

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To millions of people all over the world, V-Day means much more than roses and a romantic dinner.

Eating Jewish: The Jewish story of chocolate

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Chocolate

Valentine's Day is not a Jewish holiday. These days it's a secular holiday associated with flowers, candy hearts, and, best of all, chocolate.

Romance is not only for the young

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It's not always easy to deal with the hype and commercialization of love on Valentine's Day.

Do Jews celebrate Valentine's Day? A post holiday roundup

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Happy Valentine's Day
  • What does Valentine's Day have to do with Judaism? [From the Rib?]
  • Video dating for Orthodox singles? [Tablet]
  • "Love is in the Air": a collection of stories about the first year of marriage.

BFFs...Forever

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As the digital archivist here at the Jewish Women’s Archive, my duties include cataloging our multitudes of oral histories that have been recorded over the past 13 years. Each woman featured in our collection of oral histories has a story to tell; some stories are astounding, others capture the essence of a generation, but mostly they are beautiful and touching stories that resonate.

Rising Voices

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