Tag: dating

A different kind of tefllin date

CLnew yorkmanhattanall personalsmissed connections Reply hjr4q-4225478173@pers.craigslist.org flag [?] : miscategorized prohibited spam best of  Posted: about 17 hours ago  My Basherte – w4m – 44 (Upper West Side) I met you at a kiddush in an Orthodox Synagogue in Manhattan. We are both children of Holocaust survivors and…

Saw You On Frum Satire

Every once in a while I get back into shidduchim, I thought of a great idea to set up two people the other day and I went through the motions. This involved pictures, details into their lives an all that…

Tu’Bav and the Single Guy

Guest post by Yonatan Sredni Panui?” the stocky, sweating, balding guy in the un-tucked white dress shirt and tiny knitted kippah atop his head, asked me over the blaring modern Chassidic dance music. At first I thought he was asking…

The Jewish eHarmony

I got into Jewish internet dating pretty early. Back in those days it was not something you bragged about and almost everyone said the same thing about online dating “it was creepy and best to be avoided”. Times have changed,…

Fine you’re a matchmaker!

Fine, You’re a Matchmaker by Anshel M. My. G-d.  What have I gotten myself into? Nervous as you can possibly imagine, I called this shadchan (“she is NOT a shadchan”) on the insistence of my friend’s mother (“Oh please, don’t…

The Heights and depths of dating

I love Washington Heights. It’s where the urban grid of Manhattan hits reality, where streets are smacked into cliffs and valleys, with stepped streets, sharp curves, and a mix of Russians, Dominicans, and an endless supply of young MO singles.…

I hate the shidduch crisis

The Washington Post article (in which I was linked) has been creating quite a bit of buzz about the so called “shidduch crisis” lately and something just clicked in my head after reading it and some of the commentary. I…

Saw You At Sinai Sucks

Saw You At Sinai has accomplished a few things for me at once, it has made me feel that much better about leaving the east coast, taught me that I’m that much cooler than most of the frum folks out…