Jun 1, 2016
From the COLlive inbox: The Shadchan and her parents pressured her to meet - and then the bochur was asked... Full Story
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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
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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
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
Please do the best you can to help the family.
When the last of the movers left the house, Yossi couldn’t keep it in anymore: “Mommy”, he burst into tears, “why do we have to move every few months? Why can’t I be a child like all my friends, with a home of our own?”
“Yossi”, mommy answered, trying not to expose her overflowing feelings, “we don’t have a choice. We had to sell our home in order to pay for Tatty’s healthcare and treatment. It costs a fortune, and with the money we got from the house, we pay can afford the expensive treatments for Tatty.”
But this unfortunately didn’t help.
A month ago, on motzei Rosh HaShana, R’ Shulem Globerman passed away, 9 months after he started bravely battling cancer. He left his wife and 9 children alone, with no roof over their head, after they were forced to sell their home in an attempt to save his lift.
Please do the best you can to help the family. Donate to save 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
Father of 8 Kids Lost his Job - Please Help
When tragedy strikes, we are all enthusiastic to help. When we see children with torn shoes and clothes or a disabled man we help them as much as we can.
But would you recognize a father that lost his job and was left with enormous debt and has no income for the past few months?
Would you be able to see a fellow friend that davens in your shul or lives in your building, would you be able to see the weight of bills on his shoulders?
And the day to day pressure to provide for his family?
I'm writing this with no other choice asking to please help us at this time in our life.
Please help a father and his family of 8 children ka"h while he's still with his family thank G-d, rather than wait for the worst.
Please send your donations with PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org and Hashem will surely repay you! May we help each other only for simchas!
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
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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.
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."
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
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.
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
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With the shidduch process ever complex, a new pre-dating course for bochurim and girls will begin in the next few weeks.
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
|-||Shmuel Namirovski is sitting shiva for his brother at 1676 union st. apt 2D until Monday morning |
Ma\'ariv 6:00 pm
Found a pearl necklace on Carroll st and Troy Ave. Someone must have dropped it on shabbos. Please email me to give details. Broch89@gmail.com
Lost a set of Infinity car keys near 770. If found please call Sara
I found a Sony Xperia on Motzei Shabbos Parshas Chazak Bereishis, Carroll Street between Kingston & Albany. Please call if it's yours or if you know who the owner is...
I lost my cell phone today on Kingston Ave.
Iphone 5c, White, starbucks cover
If found contact 7182495641
I found a watch on Eastern parkway on Thursday Jan 12
If it's yours TEXT only
Tefilin - Rashi lost on New York train around Chanukah. Tefilin bag has the name Shmuel Gordon stitched in in Hebrew letters, and the outline of 770. If anyone has any information call 1 631 746 0283
Found bracelet at Goldberg mochkin wedding in oholei torah on Jan. 4.
If anyone lost text me 516 320 4911
I lost a navy blue wallet with an m monogrammed on the front. It should have a license with the name Sarah Kashani on it and other cards along with $23 in it. If you see it, it would be amazing to do the mitzva of hashavas aveida and please call me! Thank you so much! 310 869 4515 Sarahnechama358@gmail.com
Friday night in the Colel, someone took my son's size xl gap coat (parka), and left him a size m. Please call 718-753-6421, so that we can exchange coats.
If anyone found a jeep key near 770 plz call
Lost sheitel (in a sheitel box) in front of 706 Eastern Parkway. Left by mistake on the curb when loading into a taxi. Please help and call or text if you've found it! Thank you so much!
+1 (718) 288-4926
If someone lost a wholesome bagels gift card on Kingston ave please call me with the details if no answer then text me thank you 3478216302
found an envelope with money on Montgomery st.
Bundleme from a stroller found on corner of President and Brooklyn.
917 488 6436
Lost a pair or bose
Bose in ear charcoal earphones
On the corner of Kingston and Montgomery around early evening
I Lost spare copy of car keys for a Chrysler town & country minivan, recent model. It had a split hard plastic tag (used to have Leasing Direct's tefilas haderech paper, and it split to two pieces).
May have possibly been near 770 area, but not certain. Could be anywhere on Kingston too. From December 27th morning thru December 28th evening, was when it was lost.
Very much appreciated!