Matchmaker

11/14/2016 - 14:58 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

Lisa Barkan remembered the words of her late husband, Jeremy: “A year after I’m gone, I want you to go out and find someone else.  When I look down from the Heavens, I want to see you wearing colorful clothes, laughing and having fun.” 

11/14/2016 - 14:58 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

Lisa Barkan remembered the words of her late husband, Jeremy: “A year after I’m gone, I want you to go out and find someone else.  When I look down from the Heavens, I want to see you wearing colorful clothes, laughing and having fun.” 

10/10/2016 - 11:36 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

Sheldon Low and Hadar Orshalimy make music together. The two musicians blend together both in their professional lives and in their personal lives.  Thirty years ago, they were living more than 6000 miles apart.

09/05/2016 - 11:21 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

It generally takes two to make a match.  But in order for Chloe Leavitt, 27, to meet Michael (Mike) Fabiani, 30, it took an additional three: Chloe’s mom, Lauren; Mike’s mom, Marcy; and Lisa, a friend of both Lauren and Marcy.

09/05/2016 - 11:21 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

It generally takes two to make a match.  But in order for Chloe Leavitt, 27, to meet Michael (Mike) Fabiani, 30, it took an additional three: Chloe’s mom, Lauren; Mike’s mom, Marcy; and Lisa, a friend of both Lauren and Marcy.

07/28/2016 - 16:48 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

How was this seder different from all other seders? At this seder, Michael Biblowit met Julie Cannold.

The hosts were the Snyders, the in-laws of Michael’s sister and best friends with Julie’s parents in Rye, New York.  “I spent many holidays in the Snyder home,” says Julie. Michael too had been a frequent guest. Still, Michael, 30, and Julie, 28, met for the first time on that Passover in 2010.