Im looking for a shadchan that is open minded and knows guys that are from out of town with an out of town mentality but yet deals with frum people who learn and work at the same time. I also dont believe in this business where they charge thousands of dollars!!! do these people think that people are growing money in the garden??? I want someone that will treat a shidduch as a shidduch and not a buisness deal. If anyone has names and phone numbers that would be great.
anyone know of a not pricy shadchan(15 posts)
I dont get it. Do they sell shadchanim in the local hypermarket? I guess you get what you pay for!
If the famous saying "Pay peanuts and you'll get monkeys" is true, I would be put off a cheap shadchan. Who wants to marry a monkey? (unless you shtam from darwin!)
In my times, you didnt choose a shadchan. The guy who succeeds in suggesting the right match, gets paid for his/her services. It wasnt something you could choose.
yaff80: What a sensitive response! Nice.
It just so happens that Meir Applebaum of Torah tapes has made about 100 more difficult shidduchim, and has always refused pay. There are others as well.
(This doesn't detract from the wonderful shadchonim who do it for the Mitzvah, but take their fair pay)
why not call shadchanim from out of town places, connected to out of town yeshivos where the guys also take college classes?
yaff80, you obviously haven't ever been in the parsha or not in it for long. A little sensitivity could take you far in life.
My suggestion would be to make really good friends (who truly care about you and) whose husbands have good friends that they can set you up with.
R'Apflebaum made my daughter's shidduch 8 yrs ago.. I think back then they were #82. funny, he knew the boy.. but I never knew how he got my daughter's name. lo chashuv... Baruch Hashem!
Does anyone have Rav Appelbaums phone number or contact information?
You can try my dad! LOL my parents are always busy with it on the phone and have made about 30 so far....
I tried posting the number. Look up Torah tapes in Boro Park. Same number
Not pricey shadchan? Shouldnt that be in the oxymoron thread... ???
Just found this list on a diff website. Don't know if it's useful or not... Don't know what #'s are current and what's not but worth a try. Hatzlacha!
Frieda Goldman 410-415-5836
Mrs. Fleishman 410-358-6750
Rachelle Goldberg 410-484-2291
Rebbetzin Berkowitz 410-484-6209
Yocheved Lapidus 410-653-0405
Rabbi Pinchas Horowitz (involved in kiruv) 718-436-7373 x17 (M-Th) 718-438-8462
Anna Aronowitz 718-436-4565
Esther Bader 718-633-5854
Invei HaGefen (organization) 718-256-7525
Judy Lustig 718-998-2391
Mrs. Braun 718-253-8558
Mrs. David 718-435-2179
Mrs. Eichenthal 718-633-4440
Shirley Weiner 718-692-4187
Loretta Koslowsky 718-891-8235 9 am-4 pm and 9-11 pm
Rabbi Shmulevitz (Landers) 718-336-7388
Ateret Esther (organization) 845-425-6220
Aviva Orleans 845-364-0572 (works with Fayge Rudman)
Barbara Fischer 845-425-2785
Beverly Gross 845-352-0373
Chaya Gradman 845-425-2740
Chaya Landerer 845-352-1211
Esther Schwed 845-485-9886
Esti Byer 845-354-4806
Fayge Rudman 845-362-8168 best to contact by email: email@example.com
Rabbi Mendlowitz 845-425-8020
Yvette Kranz 845-362-5957
Zelda Cutler 845-425-7788 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Shaffer 845-425-6620
Lara Schulman 973-473-5320
Marla Schachter 973-470-9492
Sandy Avrahami 973-614-0771
Shaindel Steinberg 973-779-4738
Shunie Perlmuter 973-458-0990
Varda Berkovitz 973-472-6588
Yehudis Rosenbaum 973-777-5836
5 Towns Shidduch Group 718-471-7057 or 516-371-2931
Aliza Raskin 718-268-8238
Chavi Bernson 718-805-4513
Committee of Cong. Ahavas Israel email@example.com
Hashevaynu (organization) 718-275-2200
Hillcrest Shidduch Committee 718-591-5247 (Sam Kosofsky: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Kesher of Queens 718-846-2957 (Mrs. Sora Richter) or 718-441-3144 (Rolly Respler)
Rabbi Eliezer Lederfeind (Jewish hearing impaired Singles Registry Orthodox Union)212-613-8234
Lita Aeder 718-575-2990
Network of YI of Jamaica Estates718-479-7500 (Karen Hochberg)
Queens L’Chayim 718-459-8432
R’ Pitter Masgiach 516-255-4700
Rabbi Singer (Chofetz Chaim) 718-441-4982.
Rabbi Yenkelowitz 718-846-3472
Mrs. Shulamith Bechhofer 718-868-3968 8-10:00 pm
Joanne Bane 516-371-6657
Shani Fasten 718-868-0079 email@example.com
Florence Sofer 718-327-0449 before 8:30pm
Frimit Mirocznik 718-327-1155 evenings 7-9:00pm firstname.lastname@example.org
So sad:( I just posted a HUGE list of shadchanim (haven't heard of most of them) but I guess the mods didn't want to let it through. I'm sorry!
PS- who calls the shadchanim for you; you or a parent? I call for myself but I'm wondering what to do if it's a male shadchan. Can I call anyway?
How about Lewnstein or meir Levy Fom Lakewood??
I also dont believe in this business where they charge thousands of dollars!!! do these people think that people are growing money in the garden???
I don't think that's fair. Do you have any ides how much time they spend on shidduchim? Are they not entitled to make a parnassa? There's nothing wrong with your question; you're entitled to look for a less expensive shadchan if you want, but not to demean those working hard to set up Jewish homes who are fully entitled to make a living.
DY: It didn't sound demeaning to me. To paraphrase HKB"H to Yaakov, "kach onim h'umlollos?"
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