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Sexual Taboos Split Persian Generations

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/sexual_taboos_split_persian_generations_20041203

Like many single Jews, Sharona Saghian met her husband on JDate, the Internet dating service aimed at Jewish singles. Although by doing so, the 28-year-old broke her community's old, venerated matchmaking traditions. Saghian is Persian and in her community most parents prefer to know the background of their child's prospective mate when dating begins.

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