I don’t think this is a singles crisis. I believe this is a community issue.
An Orthodox Jewish woman’s mystifying journey to find marriage and meaning Currently churning with initiatives and opinions, the Orthodox community has embarked on trying to solve the so-called shidduch crisis. Statistical surveys, dating coach training, matchmaker incentives, geographic-based programs, innovative events and plenty of finger-pointing all underscore the failure of our current processes to […]
Misconception: A bride and groom may not see each other during the week preceding their wedding. Fact: This is a widespread Ashkenazic practice with little basis in traditional sources. Background: In Ashkenazic1 circles, often a bride and groom do not see each other for a full week before their wedding, although they do speak by phone and […]