Shidduchim SOS
-2 Sides to Shidduch
-Yes, I'm Waiting
-That Loving Feeling
-No Dating Romance
-Get Off the High Horse
-Once Upon a Time...
-What Bochurim Think
-Comment #31 Girl
-Why am I Not Married
-We All Know Someone
-What Kallahs Want
-Another Broken Heart?
-Her Parents Rejected Us

Shabbos Night Live
-Rabbi Butman - English
-Rabbi Butman - Hebrew
Jun 1, 2016

From the COLlive inbox: The Shadchan and her parents pressured her to meet - and then the bochur was asked... Full Story


CH Houseware up to 50% Sale

50% off
• Glassware
• Hangers
• Bathroom accessories
• And much more...

40% off
• Bulbs
• Chair protectors
• Tablecloths
• Mops and booms

30% off
• Storage
• Baking
• Small appliances
• Pots
• Cutlery
• Gift items

25% off
• Baby safety
• Cleaning supplies
• Clip on fans
May 23, 2016

From the COLlive inbox: "The shidduch with the first bochur I've liked in four years has ended and I feel like a million bucks..." Full Story


Dec 19, 2015

From the COLlive Inbox: "Recently there's been a growing trend to blame the guys' side in this game no one enjoys." Full Story


New! Unique Smicha Program opening for 19 year – old Bochurim.

• Machon Smicha is dedicated to 19 year-old bochurim, who are having difficulties with their current yeshiva setting, but want to follow the Rebbe’s directive to obtain Smicha.

• Machon Smicha’s positive and energetic atmosphere, combined with individual care, respect and non judgmental environment are the keys for a Bochur to tap into his potential.

• Machon Smicha’s curriculum includes: Smicha studies, Chassidus, farbrengens, trips, as well as hands on extracurricular activities.

• Machon Smicha will be headed by Rabbi Volfman who is known for his care, respect and positive äùôòä on many Bochurim.

Want to know more?

Contact us for more information.
Rabbi Dovid Volfman
Oak Park, MI 973.433.6843

Limited spaces and scholarships are available

Oct 20, 2015

Illustration photo by Graur Codrin

From the COLlive inbox: A shadchan recently said girls should date bochurim who smoke since they will quit. The opposite is true. Full Story


Aug 20, 2015

Photo: Nenetus

From the COLlive inbox: It's time we take into account the other person's feelings and end the shidduch yourself if it doesn't fit. Full Story


Shlichus Opportunity in Chinuch

Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh Seeks 3rd Grade Hebrew (Judaic Studies) Teacher

Yeshiva schools, in the heart of the Pittsburgh Jewish community, is seeking a 3rd grade Hebrew (Judaic Studies) teacher for it's Yeshiva Boys School.

Applicants should email their resumes to Rabbi Yossi Rosenblum, Educational Director,

Yeshiva Schools and the Chabad community has been a main component of the Jeiwsh community and a main contributor to the growth in yiddishkiet in Pittsburgh over the past 70 years. Join our warm and growing community and experience the perfect place to live, work and raise a family.
Aug 3, 2015

Illustration photo by winnond

From the COLlive inbox: A single Lubavitch woman says the way shidduch offers are described most likely lead to their failure. Full Story


Jul 4, 2015

"There's a common thread of unresolved issues running through the minds of older singles," says shaddchanis Rivkah Leah Bernath. Full Story


Jun 8, 2015

Op-Ed: Dating before the summer months brings its own set of challenges, making a complicated process even more so. Full Story


May 28, 2015

4 clues how to spot the "shopping" bochurim in the shidduchim scene to avoid heartache and save yourself time and money. Full Story


Feb 2, 2015

Illustration photo: Chana Blumes Photography

From the COLlive inbox: A single Chabad girl has 2 simple suggestions to help be more sensitive in all matters of dating. Full Story


Jan 5, 2015

Illustration photo by Atalia Katz

From the COLlive inbox: A mother of 2 single girls has had it with the washed-up excuse from older bochurim for not dating. Full Story


Dec 9, 2014

A new grant from philanthropist Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz will pay $10,000 for a successful Shidduch match. But, there's a catch. Full Story


Dec 1, 2014

Op-ed: A mother who married off a few children responds to "Why Am I Not 'Shayech'?:" "I am sure that there are people who think I am a snob and a nasty one, too." Full Story


Nov 19, 2014

From the COLlive inbox: After getting my hopes up that this could be 'the one', within 2 hours of speaking to the Shadchan, those 6 words pop up on my screen - "They don't think it's Shayech." Full Story


Oct 26, 2014

From the COLlive inbox: A mother writes a painful public letter to the happily married classmates of her daughter. Full Story


Sep 21, 2014

The International Shidduch Group, directed by Mrs. Elana Bergovoy, recently held a whirlwind series of events in Stamford Hill, Golders Green and in Manchester, UK. Full Story


Aug 8, 2014

After bailing out institutions and releasing a prisoner from Bolivia, Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz aims to solve the "shidduch crisis." Full Story

May 13, 2014

Illustration photo*not connected to the article

With the shidduch process ever more complex, a new pre-dating course helps young adults take the biggest decision of their life seriously. Full Story

Feb 15, 2014

The story of a man who broke off an engagement, how it came back to haunt him some 30 years later and what he did about it. Full Story

Jan 22, 2014

From the COLlive inbox: The rule that a bochur and a girl must go out a least twice, while not interested, is simply ridiculous.
Full Story

Jan 16, 2014

Shaindel and Chani, two single Chabad girls, say the community needs to reassess the strategy and structure of the current shidduch system. Full Story

Jan 15, 2014

From the COLlive inbox: A matchmaker writes about a phone call she got on a Friday afternoon, shortly before Shabbos. Full Story

Oct 20, 2013

From the COLlive inbox: There's about 50 shidduch-aged girls who are being rejected simply because they are "English."
Full Story

Aug 11, 2013

Adai Ad will present "Enhancing your Beautiful Marriage," on building a successful relationship and achieving effective communication. Full Story

Aug 8, 2013

From the COLlive Inbox: A single girl going through shidduchim says certain dating scenarios have left her confused, wondering "what was the thought process involved?" Full Story

Jul 14, 2013

Illustration photo

From the COLlive Inbox: A girl in Shidduchim writes her perspective as a single girl, while many of her friends are getting engaged. Full Story

Jun 5, 2013

Shidduchim SOS: What does coming late to a Shidduch date say about you? Full Story

May 23, 2013

Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm of Online Smicha discusses what characteristics to look for when considering a shidduch. Video

May 14, 2013

The Two E Bar/Lounge at the The Pierre - a Taj Hotel in New York City

Shidduchim SOS: A mother of children shares 4 suggestions for singles on what not to do while on a shidduch date.
Full Story

Apr 25, 2013

A frum psychotherapist says spending more time with each other does not provide clarity in shidduchim. He also offers 3 tips for finding a bashert. Full Story

Apr 17, 2013

An event by the Adai Ad organization and Shalom Taskforce will answer questions on the mother's role in the shiduchim process. Full Story

Apr 9, 2013

2,237 Lubavitchers are using the frum dating website Harei At. Owner Eli Ostreicher is considering a "Chabad section."
Full Story, Video

Mar 30, 2013

Devora Krasnianski of the Adai Ad organization speaks to relationship coach Pearl Mattenson about 6 areas that need clarifying on a shidduch date. Full Story, Video

Feb 26, 2013

Op-Ed: After finally overcoming his "fear of commitment," a recently married Lubavitch man shares tips on how he overcame his fear and finally proposed. Full Story

Jan 28, 2013

From the COLlive inbox: A 23-year-old bochur in Shidduchim wonders whether it is really a good idea to send a photo before a date. Full Story

Dec 19, 2012

Illustration photo. Individuals pictured have no connection to the article

With the shidduch process ever complex, a new pre-dating course for bochurim and girls will begin in the next few weeks.
Full Story

Nov 22, 2012

Illustration photo by Mendel Meyers

Shidduchim SOS: Why would a mother with an eligible daughter treat a prospective girl for her son with minimal respect? Full Story

Next Page »
Chabad Calendar
CHJCC SUMMER CLASSES. Summer special - $5 class Acrobatics, gymnastics, self-defence . BOYS 5- 7 years . 718-288-2947. Face book BITACHON FRUM DEFENCE at Montgomery 899 at Montgomery 899
CHJCC SUMMER CLASSES. Summer special - $5 class Acrobatics, gymnastics, self-defence . BOYS 7-10 years . 718-288-2947. Face book BITACHON FRUM DEFENCE at Montgomery 899 at Montgomery 899
Mendy Bressinger - Montreal and Fruma Aber - Sydney at Montreal
Levi Glick - Crown Heights and Lulu Roth - Miami Beach, FL at Razag
Menachem Mendel Nemanov - Crown heights and Slava Belinow - France at Ohalei Torah
Jul 1
Wedding: Leibel New - Crown Heights and Rivka Hecht - Crown Heights at Oheli Torah
Jul 2
Likkutei Torah class with Rabbi Yossi Paltiel on Shabbos morning P' Shelach, 8:45-9:45 AM more info on at Mishkan Menachem (lower level of JCM-Kingston entrance)
Jul 2
Join us for an inspiring Shabbos farbrengen with Rabbi Mendy Wolf about shidduchim and the decision making process, based on the Rebbe's approach! See you there! at 556 Crown St, The Lounge

Recent Simchas

Recent Classifieds
- BEIS BINYOMIN 2 Shachris Minyonim available
Beis Binyomin at 680 Montgomery street has 2 minyonim for shachris at 6:15 and 7:15 available for a Chyuv. If you are in need for the omed | more...
- Great summer preschool job!
Chabad Preschool is looking for warm, experienced, friendly and responsible teachers for our 6 week summer camp, July 5- August 12. Hours 9am- | more...
- Progressive Playgroup for Ages 3-4
Amazing progressive playgroup based on the Reggio Emelia approach for ages 3-4 providing Crown Heights children with a warm and nurturing envi | more...
- Summer Preschool Job Available
Excellent preschool counselor opportunity. 50 minutes from CH. Paid gas and tolls. 9:00-1:00, June 25-August 11. Great pay. Great community. | more...
- Naharia Bungalow for Sale - 40k
Bungalow for sale in the amazing Naharia Colony! Shul and Day Camp on premises 10 minute walk to South Fallsburg stores and restaurants A | more...
- Salesman for Events Industry
A prominent company in the events industry is looking for a salesman. An experience in the field is a plus. For inquiries please call 201.654 | more...
- Camp seeks Head Counselor and Counselors.
Gan Israel Chamah Day Camp in the Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Area is looking for: Head Counselor Female Sem Aleph and up. or newlywed from J | more...
- Shlichus opportunity in Anchorage Alaska
Great Shlichus opportunity in a growing and thriving community for a couple. Positions may include assistant Rabbi and youth directors. To fi | more...
907-227-9963 or 907301-3243
- Job Opening for Post Seminary Girl
We are looking for a post-seminary girl to join our staff at Chabad in Agoura Hills, California, for the upcoming year. The job responsibility | more...

Nichum Aveilim
-The Blau family is sitting Shiva after the passing of Rabbi Menachem Meir Blau, OBM

Shiva will take place at 852 Eastern Parkway

11am – 4pm
7pm – 10:30 pm

Please respect family time for the aveilim only:
4-7 PM ••• 10:30–11:30 PM

7am, 8am, 9am, 10am

1:35pm (x2) • 8pm (x2)

b'zmana (4 minyanim)
-Mr. Ephraim Bander will be sitting Shiva after the passing of his mother

Rivka Leah bas Tzvi Hirsh obm
At his home
1401 Carroll Street (between Kingston & Albany Ave.)

Sunday morning Shacharis @ 9:00am
Mincha @ 8:15pm followed by Maariv

Shiva Times: 10:30am-1pm


We lost a galaxy 3 phone on Tuesday june 28 by FREE on president near kingston. When camp chomeiah was leaving. Please call 347-792-4914

I found a blue Mikva clicker on Montgomery and Albany.
If you think it is yours, please call 718-771-2214.
Found a Borsalino men's hat possibility lost after the Raksin/sputz wedding flew off from the rain

Money found. If you lost $ text 347.342.9777
Left a baby stroller on Carroll St Between Kingston & Albany on Sunday 6/19. Please call 347-457-4388 if found. thank you.
Lost a blue leather siddur while walking home on Yom Tov.
It might have ended up on the sidewalk near Brooklyn Avenue on the way
down from Eastern Parkway. If found please call 917-972-5746.
I was at a wedding wednesday night at razag I lost my ring with was a purple stone in the shape of a circle with diamonds around it and it was a gold ring if you found my ring or know where it might is please give me a call 917-475-6265 . Thank you!
Someone left a silk kapota at our house with initials Yud, Lamed, Reish
Please text to: 718-753-1477.
I lost my ring and tonight (Wednesday evening night)
possibly in the wedding hall (razag wedding hall )
it's very dear to me
If you went to mikvah meir on first day of Shavuos and took a bag with a tallis and gartel that was not yours please contact me. I have your tallis and gartel and would like to have mine.
Please call or text my number
Thank you!

Make COLive® your homepage | Contact Us
© 2016