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Searching for Your Soulmate? 5 Tips from Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

In his weekly column in the Yad Ne'eman newspaper, Rabbi Shmuel Baruch Genut recounts the following: A Jew approached Rabbi Chaim Knievsky Shlita and told him that a student in his yeshiva has...

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Dating – The Hand of Hashem

Among the countless calls that I receive daily on a number of issues, I am often contacted by individuals from throughout the world about shidduchim (dating).  The inquiries are from...

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G-d, Please Make a lot of Weddings this Year

Kol Nidrei was heard around the world in every language 5758 is coming onstage after 5757 collected its equipment and exited the stage With whatever happened in the last 365 days Marking a...

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The “Gift” of Waiting

This letter is meant for those single men and women that are going through the trial and journey called ‘waiting for the right one’. I want to write of a...

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“Why Aren’t You Married Already?”

Children of marriageable age that live at home have a dynamic with their family. Even in an otherwise healthy family the single child may stand out and make the parents...

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Will I Ever Get Married?

Will I ever get married? Will anyone want me? These are questions from Efrat who went out for a few years trying to get married. She did everything she could...

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“I’m a Jewish Girl and He Was an Arab Boy; What Was I Thinking?”

This is the sad story of a Jewish girl who fell for an Arab boy. It started at work. He kept staring at me so I looked back. True I knew...

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Love For a Moment and then What?

I once played with a piece of tape sticking it and unsticking it many times. When I needed the tape it didn’t work anymore. Any relationship you enter before marriage...

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I was Looking for Mrs. Right and I Found Her!

Eli was looking for his soul mate all over the place. He also looked on religious dating sites. “I was looking for someone compatible with me religion wise, someone on...

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Single and Suffering? Holiday Advice

Hello Hagit. I am a 30 year old woman, and the holidays are too difficult for me to bear! I experience Loneliness, coping with the family's questions, pitying looks, and...

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Why Don’t I Get Married?

Even picking a challah bread in the store is difficult for him; maybe this challah is better, maybe this one is fluffier. But, wait one moment it's too white it's...

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I Waited Two Years Before I Signed Up- YOU Shouldn’t!

Meeting and talking to Michal two months after she married David, you can hear the happiness in her voice. “Thank God I merited meeting my husband through the website and...

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Despair is Irrelevant

Dear Girlfriends, Today I have news for you. I won’t convince you not to despair. I won’t beg you to be strong, Nor will I ask you to continue to believe. I won’t even promise...

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A Single Woman’s Letter to G-d

To the owner of the world’s biggest jewelry store the master of my (future) Jewel. I go to the jewelry store and they show me many different choices of jewelry. Nice...

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Singles Get Ready! The Song of Splitting the Sea Will Help you Find Your Spouse!

This week is called Shabbat Shira the Shabbat of Song for in the Torah portion of this week we read about the song at the splitting of the sea. This...

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Six Tips for Finding Your Match from Rabbanit Yamima Mizrachi

It’s not anything new that Rabbanit Yamima Mizrachi lifts us out of the deep pits to the highest places no matter what situation we face. It’s also no secret that...

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Causes for Delayed Marriage

In our generation, the number of people awaiting marriage is very large relative to the number of those in previous generations. More and more older singles feel stuck and cannot...

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What is Love? by Rabbi Zamir Cohen

“If you want to cling to your friend’s love, find ways to help him” [1] The teachings of our sages are already known. When one enters a wedding hall, and the...

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Dear matchmaker

First and foremost, ashrayich! You took the initiative and redt a shidduch. You just became a partner in Hashem’s work. You got a first date going, and that alone is...

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Shidduch saga

I was 22 and had been in shidduchim for close to three years. It wasn’t easy, but I don’t think it was as hard on me as it was on...

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Snowball

My brother Yossi was a good student in his yeshivah, outgoing, well-liked and always surrounded by friends. It was obvious that he would need a girl who was on the...

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Shidduch saga

It was just what I needed. After a long winter and an emotionally draining round of dating, I was only too happy to board an El Al flight, direct to...

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Shidduch saga

Reuven was nervous. While it wasn’t the first date that he had gone on, it was the first one that he was really excited about. Naturally, he wanted everything to...

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Dear matchmaker

There is no mazal when you talk about something—especially shidduchim. When I redt shidduchim I tell both parties that everything needs to be kept under wraps.  Some girls are not...

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Mommy dearest

By the time Sender started in shidduchim, his friends from yeshivah had already graduated to twin strollers and were reviewing parshah sheets with their children at the Shabbos table. “You...

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If a shidduch is bashert

Rav Yehudah Halevi, the author of the Kuzari, was a very wealthy man. He had only one daughter, who had not yet found her basherte. Rav Yehudah’s wife constantly badgered...

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Out of the mouths of babes

I hit it off with my in-laws from the very beginning, and till today I am their closest confidante. I don’t think there are many people who have such a...

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Shidduch Saga: The inadvertent shadchan

Mrs. Hinda Lindner had been a popular and successful teacher for many years, mostly on the high-school level. She loved meeting the new students each September and getting to know...

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Shidduch Saga

I was 26 years old at the time and single, waiting for the right boy to show up. Many fine boys were redt to me, but I didn’t feel that...

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Shidduch Saga

There are certain instances that remind us Who the ultimate Matchmaker is. I smile each time I recall how my shidduch came about. To me, it was evident that the...

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A Real Bubbemaise

My mother was a real oldfashioned shadchanta, and an exceptionally good one at that! In an era devoid of cell phones, email or many of the communication devices we take...

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The Abandoned Nest – Unlikely Date

It seemed too unlikely a shidduch to succeed. He’d grown up in Denver, Colorado, and I’m from the Bronx. True, there’s more to a good marriage than having a geographical...

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Background matters

SHAYA OSTROV, LCSW, is the author of The Menuchah Principle in Shidduchim, Dating and Engagement and The Menuchah Principle in Marriage. He responds:The clear objective is to make an intelligent...

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The Short End of The Deal

Debbie Stern* did not rate high on the beauty scale—nor any scale, for that matter. She had no charm to speak of.  Everything about her was just a few degrees...

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Shidduch Saga

After pulling on my purple Nikes and pushing my bangs out of my eyes for the umpteenth time as I bent to lace them up, I removed my gym bag...

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Chidoukhim et recherche du conjoint

Chidoukhim et recherche du conjoint   On l’a oubliée à la maison : la jeune fille qui cherche (toujours) un Chidoukh (Chidoukh, au pluriel Chidoukhim : rencontre d’une personne en vue de mariage) Quelles...

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