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  • British Reform rabbis propose online service to make same-sex shidduchs

    April 9, 2015 | 10:09 am

    Reform rabbis in Great Britain are launching an online matchmaking service aiming to make it easier for gay and lesbian Jews to find Jewish partners.

    The proposed website, which will cater to gay and straight Jews, is the initiative of Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, senior rabbi of...

  • A long time ago, in a kibbutz far away . . .

    November 19, 2008 | 6:10 pm

    Yoav was my kibbutz brother, secular and an ardent Zionist. He had an encyclopedic mind that could recite in detail kibbutz history, lore and socialist ideology. Today, Yoav is an equally intense, knowledgeable and ideological Charedi guy living in the Midwest. He recently offered to...
  • A date for three

    By Esther W. Hersh

    December 7, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    I'm always hearing about a surplus of widows and divorced women, but recently I realized that I have been meeting widowers.

    I got a call from my photographer who asked if he could fix me up with one of his actor clients, "Moe," who had spotted my photo and wanted to contact me. The...

  • The Mating Game

    By Kelly Hartog

    February 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "I'm going to a shidduch conference," I announce to my friends.

    Despite my protests that I'm going to the conference for research I am conducting about the desperate and dateless ... um -- I mean single and searching -- in Los Angeles, I am bombarded with a plethora of jokes by my...