The story goes on to say that the Jews were offered the Torah last, and accepted it only because G-d held a mountain over their heads! , the words generally translated as "at the foot of the mountain" literally mean "underneath the mountain"!
) Another traditional story suggests that G-d chose the Jewish nation because they were the lowliest of nations, and their success would be attributed to G-d's might rather than their own ability.
“Men only like younger women” “White men like Asian women” “When people say they are 5’6″, they really mean they are 5’4″” … 13 months ago, we started CMB with a simple idea: what if we created a dating site that used your own social network to help you find love? ), and we’ve helped connect thousands of singles across the nation!
As an awesome byproduct of this, we’ve also collected a ton of data on what different groups of people are looking for when it comes to dating.
The story begins in the Bible, where the best men are portrayed as more brain than brawn (see: the bookish Jacob, who outsmarts his burly brother Esau).The thought of one Jewish person dating another Jewish person seems simple and straightforward, but sometimes it’s not!Read on for an inside perspective on Jewish dating in America.The Yiddish word—which derives from edel, or noble—referred to “a quality of gentleness, almost softness,” says Boyarin.Yet this “ideal Jewish male femme” was also the pinnacle of manliness, a sexual force to be reckoned with. Other cultures twisted the feminized edelkayt into something negative.This month, we’ve decided to use this data to launch a series of posts busting common dating myths.First up: Do Jewish Men Really Have a Thing for Asian Women?Clearly, these are not the ideas of a people who think they are better than other nations.Because of our acceptance of Torah, Jews have a special status in the eyes of G-d, but we lose that special status when we abandon Torah.Of course, the topic of racial preference in relationships has been looked at before, famously by OKCupid as well as the New York Time’s Tierny Lab.However, we at CMB feel uniquely suited to test this specific hypothesis because of our –how shall we put it– enormously overly-representative Jewish & Asian membership.