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VIDEO: Matchmaker, Matchmaker – Shidduch and the Modern Yenta

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.

By Rachel Geizhals
Published: May 28, 2009