A young woman, who came to speak with me, complained that she can’t even pick a toothbrush due to the abundance of choices.“How”, she exclaimed, “can I choose a life long mate?When I opened the door, I did not recognize them, because they looked so different than the picture.
This is the reason that we recite the bracha under the chuppa: “yotzer ha Adam.” The reason that Man’s creation is not mentioned at a bris, but rather under the Chuppah, is because now, they are considered whole.
Then our Divine Mission can come about by becoming links in the eternal chain, expressed by building strong families that perpetuate the values and goals of those that came before us. Miller is a Jewish matchmaker on Saw You At Sinai and a dating coach in Jerusalem. Sherrie is certified by Midreshet Emunah and is accredited by the Rabbanut of Israel, to be a pre-marital couple’s counselor and Kallah teacher.
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Their downfall came because they focused more on what delights the eye, than the Will of Hashem our Maker.
We are further cautioned in the constant repetition of the Shema: Do not follow your eyes, more exactly, “lo taturu acharei ainechem”, don’t let your eyes wander, (like a tayar/tourist) aimlessly.PARSHAT CHUKAT: CONTROL ANGER BEFORE IT CONTROLS YOU! ” PARSHAT SHLACH: THE ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE PARSHAT B’HAALOTCHA: LEARN TO LAUGH AT YOURSELF SHAVUOT: ” NA’ASSE V’NISHMA” COMMITMENT COMES FIRST!Parshat Behar: Dating Etiquette PARSHAT EMOR: A LEAP OF FAITH THE POWER OF SPEECH: PARSHAT TAZRIA-METZORA PASSOVER: “A STORY OF LOVE” PURIM: FINDING TRUE HAPPINESS!” Nowadays, numerous choices abound and as a result, often times the light is obscured.When I was growing up, we had 7 TV channels to choose from. Strolling down the coffee aisle in a modern day supermarket, one can find French vanilla, hazelnut, gourmet roast, and so many more.The current equivalent for this type of behavior can be compared to “surfing the net.” It would seem that the dating sights/sites can alleviate the difficulty of meeting prospective partners, yet it is also fraught with danger if not approached with proper attitudes.