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If I could go back in time, and relive the moment when my friend refused to hear anything about my daughter because she didn’t go to Israel for seminary, I would have unglued my tongue from the top of my mouth and replied with honesty.

“Thank you for letting me know that,” I would have said. “Because we are only looking for boys from families that care first and foremost about our daughter’s middos tovos, sincerity, kindness, chesed, and faith!”

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My oldest daughter recently celebrated her nineteenth birthday, and I’m just now getting used to the idea that my husband and I are heading into a new parsha in our lives: Getting ready to find a shidduch for our daughter. So it wasn’t any wonder that the topic came up when I ran into an old friend at shul the other day.

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