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Matchmaking: Holy Task

In this age of J-Date, bar scenes, parties it seems that finding a mate is near impossible. But do we really believe it is any more or less difficult now than in the past?

Shidduch Problems Are Nothing New

Every generation has its own daunting shidduch challenges. Unfortunately, finding the right shidduch is not a new phenomenon, nor is it limited to our contemporary world.

Shidduchim – The View from the Other Side

Is it because of corrupt values and lack of meeting opportunities that we have a shidduch crisis?

Tips for Singles: How to Maximize your Shidduchim and More Easily Find Your Bashert

Singles tend to revert to the “perfect picture” that exists only in their minds.

The Other Side Of The Mechitzah

I attended the recent Shabboton for frum divorced people and listened to your talk. You gave me hope to go on. I was very despondent when I came and went home considerably more upbeat. It was all due to your focus on “being a blessing.”

Hashem Is The Ultimate Shadchan

When in a quandary we must always turn to our holy books and search for answers.

Myths and Realities of the ‘Shidduch Crisis’

Many singles are not facing a crisis of shidduchim but a crisis of identity, wrestling with existential questions most families simply do not have the time to consider.

Orthodox Matchmaking Needs Huge Fixing

My own experiences within the shidduch system has caused me to question it considerably.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Make Men More Mature Rather than Send Girls Under the Knife

Is this what three thousand and three hundred years of Jewish tradition has come to, that a nation that has always dared to walk alone, with different ideals and values from the wider culture, should so fully capitulate to the most corrupt, misogynistic values, that we would advocate that our young women have plastic surgery in order to get married?

Gila Manolson: A Response to Yitta Halberstam’s Plea to Mothers of Girls in Shidduchim

Don't worry, Yitta, I'm not going to crucify you, as you feared. I actually agreed with the gist of your article, which was obviously heartfelt and well-intended. I just want to point out where you crossed a line...

Purim And The Tyranny Of Beauty: A Plea to Mothers of Girls in Shidduchim

I know I’m going to be crucified, but if the appeal I make below helps even one girl in shidduchim, then it will be worth all the fury and outrage that shall inevitably descend upon my soon-to-be beleaguered head.

What We Can Learn From Chazal About Dating

A recent piece posted on Matzav.com signed by "A Crying Bas Yisroel" chillingly lamented the plight of a young single woman, with fine personal qualities but without any family money or yichus, who sits forlornly waiting for her phone to ring with calls from shadchanim. Alas, the phone never rings, and for her, the shidduch system is an ongoing nightmare.

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