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AUGUST 8, 2019 | The Jewish Home

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27 Year Old

Girl Finds Her Bashert

it's

Shidduch Time at

Amuka With

Tehillim Kollel On

Tu B’Av

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t was like riding a roller-coaster. Within seconds, your orientation changes from up to down and then back up and down again. At 27, I had been seeking a shidduch for a very long time. And so many times, I had thought, “This is it! He is the one!!” and then… it fell apart. Why couldn’t I find my bashert? I had been to all the shadchanim and decided to turn to the ultimate ShadchanHashem! I signed up for membership with Tehillim Kollel, who I knew employed sincere and dedicated men to daven for the klal, at one of their daily locations, where Tehillim Kollel representatives daven in an established place each and every day: Amuka, the Kever of Yonasan ben Uziel, renowned for being a holy site for bringing about shidduchim. I then continued my hishtadlus, trying to seek out new shadchanim that I had not yet contacted. I am ecstatic to share that my personal roller coaster ride with Shidduchim is over. A few months after signing up, I became engaged to my wonderful chassan! The ultimate Shadchan came through for me! And thankfully, the roller coaster ride is over.

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acting on these deplorable conditions belies Mr. Thiessen’s argument as to failed Democrat policies and contributes to the myth of the need to have low expectations for people of color. Jan Henock Woodmere, NY Dear Editor, Your news section this week highlighted that the most popular name for babies in Israel is now Muhammad. That’s scary news. It is only the ultraorthodox Jews in Israel that are having children; the secular Jews are not. If they want to still see a Jewish state in a few years, they better start to think about contributing to the Jewish nation in this way and starting vibrant families. Either that, or Jews will become a minority in their land. Alan Kolber Dear Editor, I appreciated your “Nine Days Menu: Mix ‘n’ Match” article this week, as I always like to serve fresh menus for my family. That being said, sometimes I wonder if we, as a community, are becoming too consumed (pun intended) with food. Yes, for a week we can’t eat meat or chicken. Does that mean that we have to panic about cooking meatfree meals for our family? Why can’t we just serve pizza or eggs or fish or bagels? Why does every meal have to be over-the-top? We’re not trying out for Top Chef over here. Simple but filling should be the goal. It’s the same with yom tov or even Shabbos. We’ve become so obsessed with food and flavors that we create an undue pressure for many women. Whatever happened to gefilte fish and chicken soup with lokshen? Will our children be deprived if we served chicken and rice for Friday night seudos? Food columns and shows and magazines are creating a genre that we shouldn’t be focusing on. We should be eating to live – not living to eat. Respectfully, Chana L.

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