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
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

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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


Aug 3, 2015

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


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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

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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.
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

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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

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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.
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

Oct 22, 2012

Illustration photo by Israel Bardugo

In a letter to be published in an upcoming Igros Kodesh volume, the Rebbe says shidduchim between Ashkenazim and Sephardim "pair up nicely." Full Story

Oct 6, 2012

COLlive exclusive: Marriage classes are a must among Chabad couples. Now a pre-dating course of 8 sessions was developed in Crown Heights. Full Story

May 19, 2012

From the COLlive inbox: A mother from Florida has a suggestion which will have an "encouraging effect for other parents" dealing with shidduchim. Full Story

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Chabad Calendar
Please call by 1pm 7187744578 to put the name on the list for kscvk to daven for a shidduch May everyone find their right match quickly at THE OHEL
Rally at the Ohel! Or L'Tes Vov Kislev! Arts n' Crafts and Great Program! Buses leave 770 at 5:00 return at 7:45. For all children ages 5-12! For more info call 718-773-1688! Join our e-mail list by writing to at Rally at the Ohel
It's that time of week again! Hakhel Challah bake in honor of Our Rebbe and Rebbetzin at the Stinmitz home. IyH Thursday, 8:30 pm 770 Lefferts Ave Apt #B4L (Building B, 4th Floor, Left side) hope to see you there!:) For women and girls at 770 Lefferts Ave Apt #B4L
Avrom Kugel - Crown Heights to Hadassah Lipskar - Miami, FL at Lubavitch Yeshiva
Nov 27
Crown Heights Women's Oneg Shabbos Torah Study Group, Friday night gathering. Speaker: Rabbi Yehuda Clapman. Refreshments served. Hostess: Mrs. Tzipora Clapman. at 719 Montgomery St. between Kingston & Albany Aves.
Nov 27
Shalom Zachor: Moshe and Shaina Kramer (nee Epstein) at 620 Montgomery St.
Nov 28
Maamer class from Likkutei Torah with Rabbi Yossi Paltiel at Shabbos morning P' Vayishlach, 8:45-9:45 AM more info on at Mishkan Menachem (lower level of JCM-Kingston entrance)

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-Sara Kohan is sitting shiva for her beloved father Eliyahu Yosef ben Bentzion Chai and Sara.

534 Crown St

Times 11-2 & 4-10.

LOST Wallet!
Brown clutch lost on Carroll or Crown between Troy and Albany.
It has ID, Membership cards.....
Hashovas Aveidah Award if found!
Thanks !
Bracelet was found in 770 this week! Will gladly return with signs, 17187744180

If you lost a ring, I found it! Please contact Devorah at 917-268-8418.
Lost gold pendant with colored stone while walking down Albany. Please contact if found. Thank you 786-329-8978
I found a gold ring on sterling st 347-388-1977
Found on Kingston Ave on 11/9/15 - a Tzivos Hashem shopping bag with newly bought merchandise. Call, leave msg. or text 347-268-9950 with simanim.

A Honda key with a built in remote was found on Brooklyn Ave, anyone lose one contact me. Thanks
Baby outfit, new, winter fabric.

Please call 347-365-5066 and leave msg. with more details.
Have a good winter.
Brown multi colored child's jacket found night of November 1st 2015. 718 771 7128
Found a video- Reb Mendel- in Hebrew, on President st. near brooklyn ave. Call 347-228-9342
Lost: a Gap navy blue snow suit size 18-24 months in brand new condition on Sunday November 8th (kinus) on Kingston ave. please call 347-452-5736 or 718-749-3540 if found.
A Jessica Palette was found in Katz's fabric store a year ago. Text 9178034534.


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