Searching for Solutions: Help Google’s Featured Jerusalem Peacemaker Ibrahim Abu El Hawa

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I was just sitting down to a 90 second video distraction before I began my social media night-shift here in the Holy City of Jerusalem and you wont believe what happened! I was watching the Google’s Year In Search 2014 video, curious to see what Google curated for the collective zeitgeist of 2014, and 40 seconds in I saw this photo:

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Confessions of a Jewish Bachelor: Why I Will Never Write a Dating Resume

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My neck gets tense when I think about shadchans. Matchmakers. I have issues with shadchans. For full disclosure I have never been to a shadchan, but sometimes you don’t need to try something first in order to know it’s not for you (like ingesting scorpion venom for example). But I have a dilemma. I want to meet someone. I am a single man living in Jerusalem, I wear a kippah and tzit-tzit, I daven three times a day (usually) and in my world a lot of religious single men and women meet through shadchans. As you can tell, I have a lot of resistance to taking this route. For years it has not been a valid option in my mind. Continue reading “Confessions of a Jewish Bachelor: Why I Will Never Write a Dating Resume”