PITTSBURGH вЂ” When I wandered into Tova WeinbergвЂ™s large household right here into the Squirrel Hill community of Pittsburgh, she seemed me down and up and asked, вЂњAre you Jewish?вЂќ She was told by me personally we had been. вЂњAre you married?вЂќ Yes, we said.
Which was, evidently, the incorrect response. She wrinkled her nose and stated, in a disappointed tone, вЂњOh, OKAY never ever mind.вЂќ
I’d simply been sized up, then dismissed, as being a possible match. Ms. Weinberg, 60, is amongst the countryвЂ™s top matchmakers that are jewish. a dental practitioner by training, she sometime ago quit that profession on her calling that is full-time as shadchen, to make use of the Hebrew and Yiddish term for just one who makes shidduchs, or matches.
At any moment, Ms. Weinberg gets the names of вЂњhundreds, perhaps thousandsвЂќ of single Jews bouncing around inside her mind, and through the years she’s introduced вЂњabout 250вЂќ partners who proceeded to obtain hitched. Continue reading “A Jewish Matchmaker Whose Hand Led Hundreds Down the Aisle”