A More Complete Picture Of The Research On The Shidduch Crisis

By Naomi Rosenbach, PhD The term “shidduch crisis” has been bandied about for many years. Until recently there has been relatively limited research to support some of the assumptions people...

New Research Challenges Common Beliefs About Shidduch Crisis

Word on the street is that Orthodox communities are facing a shidduch crisis, with many bemoaning the supposed surplus of eligible women in relation to eligible men. But new...

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Machberes: Inside The Chassidish And Yeshivish World By Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum A most painful issue has arisen within the halachic community. Tamar E. recently remarried without a get (Jewish divorce) from...

A Jewish Guide To Dating

Last week, my kids were off from school for two days due to parent–teacher conferences. Chavie did the home front with the girls, and I took my son, Menny,...

Dating Forum: Are My Dates Looking for a Free Meal Ticket?

  Question I need to know if I am doing something wrong. My parents raised me that when I take a woman out on a date, I should treat her like...

Dating Forum: Boys Are Suffering in Shidduchim Too

Question My family and I have been reading your column with interest for years, and my husband asked me to write to you about what we know is a double...

Why Boys Only Date Girls From Prospect:  A Special Tu B’Shvat Treat

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com Do you know “why boys only date girls from Prospect?” Bnos Leah of Prospect Park Yeshiva (also known as BLOPPY) is an all-girls school that...

How to Prepare for Pesach During Quarantine

  By Itta Surie Wirtzberger Lubicom Marketing Staff on Kosher.com Let’s evaluate the facts: The kids are home for the next little while. Pesach is rapidly approaching. While we can’t change the facts,...

Dear ORA: Halachic Prenup

Dear ORA, How do you bring up a halachic prenup when you’re dating? At what point in the process should you mention it? Sincerely, Doubting Dater Dear Doubting Dater, What a great question! At...
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