Posts Tagged ‘ matchmaker ’

An Ultra-Orthodox Dating Show (Please Hold the Hot Tub)

August 6, 2014
By
An Ultra-Orthodox Dating Show (Please Hold the Hot Tub)

They’re young. They’re single. They’re ultra-Orthodox Israelis. How will they ever find love? The old-fashioned way, of course—on a reality TV dating show. Match Made in Heaven followed Haredi singles, their families, and of course their matchmaker Jaffa Parnes, for two years, as they went through the trials, tribulations, hopes and joys of…

Read more »

How to Score a Yiddish Date in 1940s NYC

July 3, 2014
By
How to Score a Yiddish Date in 1940s NYC

Long before JDate parodies, Yiddish cinema was poking fun of Jewish assimilation, values both “traditional” and “American,”…

Read more »

The Temptations Do “Fiddler on the Roof”

July 17, 2013
By
the-temptations

You’ve heard “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and you might even know half the lyrics, but you’ve probably never heard…

Read more »

The Kugel That Was Really a Rebbe

September 21, 2012
By
kugel-rebbe

Having problems in your marriage? Blame the potato kugel!…

Read more »

Splitting the Sea

October 27, 2010
By
Splitting the sea

Think your job is hard? Try being a…

Read more »

Jewniverse Email Newsletter