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06/17/2016 - 10:33 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

The credit for the match goes to Rabbi Matthew Reimer.  He was the organizer of his temple’s Friday night service where Isaac Hattem, 29, met Allyson Stone, 28.

06/17/2016 - 10:33 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

The credit for the match goes to Rabbi Matthew Reimer.  He was the organizer of his temple’s Friday night service where Isaac Hattem, 29, met Allyson Stone, 28.

05/04/2016 - 11:51 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

Editor's Note: A quote within the article was edited for clarity. It was originally published as, '“I was looking for a mother for my children,” says Gil,' and was adjusted to, '"I was looking for a [step] mother for my children,” says Gil.'

“Elections, shmelections…Of course, I have time for you,” said Gil Hoffman, when responding to a Facebook question from Maayan Jaffe. It was a hectic time for Gil, chief political correspondent for The Jerusalem Post – only a month before the Israeli elections in March 2015.  Still, Gil made the time. “And I always respected Maayan,” he adds.

04/07/2016 - 16:50 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

“This is a story how music and dancing can bring people together,” writes the Times of Israel editor. He was referring to the production of Hairspray.  It’s also the story of Rachel Weisblatt and Yehiel Lock.

03/07/2016 - 14:57 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

He says: “We met at Cornell University in 2004.  I was a freshman, and I tried to pick up Robyn at a fraternity party.”  She politely disagrees: “We met six years later when we were neighbors in a Manhattan apartment building.  We first noticed each other on a day when I was wearing my Cornell sweats and doing my laundry.” Who is right? “We agree to disagree about when we met,” says 30 year-old Josh (Joshua) Tamaroff. Robyn Finkelstein, 31, adds: “But we agree that we were lucky to have met.”

03/07/2016 - 14:57 | | Jewish Week Online Columnist | Matchmaker

He says: “We met at Cornell University in 2004.  I was a freshman, and I tried to pick up Robyn at a fraternity party.”  She politely disagrees: “We met six years later when we were neighbors in a Manhattan apartment building.  We first noticed each other on a day when I was wearing my Cornell sweats and doing my laundry.” Who is right? “We agree to disagree about when we met,” says 30 year-old Josh (Joshua) Tamaroff. Robyn Finkelstein, 31, adds: “But we agree that we were lucky to have met.”