And the hip measurement? Based on the book by Yiddish master storyteller Sholem Aleichem, Tevye attempts to preserve his family and Jewish traditions while outside influences threaten to derail all he knows. History Timeline Name "Judea". The law reads: And a matchmaker doesn't have to be somebody professional.
The first recorded shidduch in the Torah was the match that Eliezerthe servant of the Jewish patriarch Abrahammade for his master's son Isaac Genesis Ch.
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Some are clipped together with laundry pegs: Eliezer then went with Rebekah to her family and appealed to them for permission to take Rebekah back with him to be Isaac's wife. If there had never been ShadchansJewish people would have disappeared. Member Login. It's not a forced marriage. We chatted online in a 3 way conversation, then I invited her to Paris.