Tradition! Yenta the matchmaker was a key figure in “Fiddler on the Roof,” set in 19th century Europe. But modern-day Yentas are alive and well in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities of America. Indeed, many young people would never meet, let alone marry, if not for the community matchmaker and the time-honored system known as shidduch.
Articles by: Rachel Geizhals
Across the country, businesses with positions that don’t require qualifications or degrees – mainly food service, retail, and customer service – say they are being flooded with overqualified applicants — many of them adults taking jobs usually staffed by teens.