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Jun 1, 2016

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


Help Anash Families for the Yomim Tovim

1000 families of Anash and Shluchim In over 30 communities in Israel need your help for the Yomim Tovim

Chasidim are one family!

We cannot enter Yom Tov knowing that fellow Anash & Shluchim don’t have the means to feed their children!

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Under the direct supervision of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Gluckowsky

(718) 921-1211
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


Dr. Rosen Pediatric Office Succot Schedule
Ph. 718-735-6002

Dear Patients,
Good News!

We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be open on:

• Monday September 24th first day of Yom Tov 12pm to 6pm

• Tuesday September 25th second day of Yom Tov 12pm to 6pm


2nd day succot

We wish to advise our patients that for your convenience the Pediatric Office on Eastern Parkway will be open on:

• Monday October 1st first day of Yom Tov 12pm to 6pm

• Tuesday October 2nd second day of Yom Tov 12pm to 6pm

This is for pediatric patients under the age of 21, ONLY.

Wishing you and your family a
Gut Yom Tov!
Dr. E Rosen & Associates.
Oct 20, 2015

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


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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


Preschool Position in Crown Heights
Local Crown Heights School is looking for an experienced and energetic lead preschool teacher. We are looking for a dedicated team player who loves teaching and seeing children mature and develop.

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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


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

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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

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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

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