May 31, 2012
Our Secrets to Good Marriage

After counseling many young couples, Canadian Shluchim Rabbi Avrohom and Goldie Plotkin realized there was a common denominator in all of these couples: they were missing basic training for marriage.

After many years of counseling young couples to prepare them for marriage, Rabbi Avrohom Plotkin and Mrs. Goldie Plotkin realized there was a common denominator in all of these couples: they were missing basic training for marriage.

As a result, the Plotkins developed a marriage training course based on the seven expressions used by King Solomon in the Song of Songs to describe the concept of marriage.

Don’t miss this humorous and informative panel discussion that will inevitably give you some insights into how to have a successful marriage.

This presentation was given at the National Jewish Retreat - a yearly event hosted by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute. The Retreat is a five day learning and discovery experience with world-class Torah lecturers which offers the opportunity to relax, reflect and refresh one’s spirit in a luxurious setting. For more information about the National Jewish Retreat and to register for this year’s Retreat, check out

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Rabbi Plotkin
Thank your for your selfless work over the years. You and your wife Goldie are an inspiration to us all.
(5/31/2012 10:33:34 AM)
nice, but not origional
Rabbi Shea Hecht has been doing this for years and has saved countless marriages.
Nice to see more people opening up to his ideas
(5/31/2012 11:31:43 AM)
king solomon had multiple wives slaves and concubines...he knew exactly the ridges of a successful marriage LOL
(5/31/2012 11:40:51 AM)
i liked your joke about the nun! LOL!
(5/31/2012 3:01:49 PM)
Very nice
Thank you
(5/31/2012 3:27:22 PM)
To #2
I sent my kids to Shea Hecht for pre-marriage counseling. Kids who never dated much if at all & who don't have any kind of interaction with the opposite gender before they get engaged need to learn how to relate to a spouse. He was amazing & gave them whatever they weren't getting from Chosson & Kallah classes. I advise all parents to invest in counseling during the engagement. Can't afford it? Cut out 4 bottles of Grey Goose from the bar at the chassuneh.
(5/31/2012 6:35:06 PM)
Thank you so much for sharing! This was very insightful. Thank you to the Plotkins, very well done and great stories to bring your points to life. your community is lucky to have you!
(5/31/2012 10:49:57 PM)
Learning Chumash etc. together is the ultimate Segulah
Thank you Platkins. You are amazing. The greatest is when the couple learns Chita's together from the onset. That will make your marriage beautiful and you wont have any fights.
The Rebbe told this to people as well.
(5/31/2012 11:07:43 PM)
to number 6
You are very smart! I wish it was mandatory to go for pre-marriage counseling.
(5/31/2012 11:22:20 PM)
Very powerful
Thanks for the inspiration!
(5/31/2012 11:33:54 PM)
I listen to all of Goldies shiurim on!
(6/1/2012 6:40:32 AM)
Bravo to the Plotkins
To me these are the most important lessons we all need. all the other 'things' are Symptoms of the problems. If you have Sholom Bayis you give your family the greatest gift of all...
(6/1/2012 9:59:28 AM)
very nice and inspirational
(6/3/2012 12:37:20 AM)
Adei Ad
Mrs. Devorah Krasnianski has been working on premarital classes that have been really helpful. I know a few girls and bochurim (seperate classes) who really benefited from it. She has different people who present the workshops from a Torah and psychological perspective.
(6/4/2012 1:34:53 PM)
Thank you!
This was very inspiring and refreshing.
(6/7/2012 10:46:08 AM)
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