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YUConnects September 2015 eNewsletter

YUConnects is at the forefront of offering today’s generation more opportunities than ever through combining the best in technological advances with a warm, personal touch. Housed at Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future but OPEN TO ALL and self-funded, YUConnects’ friendly office provides relationship guidance, targeted matches and unique social events.

YUConnects just celebrated its 214th engagement and arranges hundreds of dates each week!

As you give tzedakah before Rosh Hashana, don’t miss the opportunity to become a partner in this beautiful and essential mitzvah.

Donate today to remember your loved ones, in the merit of someone finding a match, for a speedy recovery, to celebrate a simcha, or simply to honor a special person. Click here to give now.

upcoming Events

HOW-TO…Save A Life!
Want to really get your heart pumping before Rosh Hashana? Join YUConnects’ innovative workshop on Wednesday, September 9th and learn how to truly save a life! This interesting and fun event will allow participants to discover CPR and Heimlich basics, get info on genetic screening and “Gift of Life” marrow donations- all while having a great chance to meet. Located at The Jewish Center on the Upper West Side, it is open to singles ages 25 -33 and costs $20 (but saving a life or meeting your match…priceless!).

Apply today by CLICKING HERE. Email or call 516-603-8141 with questions.
Can’t attend? Forward this info along to someone who would be interested and help make more matches!
Sponsored by Doreen and Beryl Eckstein to promote the events of YUConnects.

AND- look for more in the series of “How-To” Workshop events by YUConnects this Fall.
Coming on October 19- “How To… Invest in the Stock Market- and Win!”
And November 14- “How To…Make Shabbos in Under an Hour” with Naomi Nachman

mazel tov

Engagements of the Summer
This summer alone we celebrated 10 engagements (kein yirbu!)
Some of the more recent ones include:
  • Stuart Gourdji (West Hempstead, NY) & Allie Staschover (N. Woodmere, NY)
    Match made by Sylvia Handler
  • Yossi Stern (Brooklyn, NY) & Meryl Feltheimer (Lawrence, NY)
    Match made by Rachel Cohen
  • Daniel Peretz (Newtown, PA) & Devorah Serkez (Clifton, NJ)
    Match made by Resa Fogel
  • Aaron Sumner (Brooklyn, NY) & Shayna Palley (Passaic, NJ).
    Match made by Kim Solomon
Congratulations to other dedicated matchmakers who made matches this summer: Mindy Eisenman (Staff Connector), Susie Fenyes, Evelyn Kraut, Michelle Mond, and Tova Weinberg.

trending online

  • What Makes a Great Matchmaker? Read about one YUConnects Connector in the Jewish Link
  • 4 Hurdles to Getting Married on Click HERE to read how to leap over them!

Pay it ForWed

- Did you know that YUConnects has many resources for newly engaged couples? Check out our website to see what we offer. And, your donation to our non-profit will entitle you to unique tefilla cards for use at your chuppa. Should you be blessed with making a Simcha, your support of YUConnects can ensure others benefit as well. What a beautiful way to “Pay it ForWed!

Wedding Checklist for the Wedding Day 
Beautiful Tefilla Cards for use at the Chuppah Ceremony 
Lists of Kallah and Chosson Teachers within your community. Call our office for recommendations. 
Tribute Cards to give in celebration of the big day
Check us out on Facebook!
"Like" us  today on Facebook to find out about events, happenings and hot topics in the dating world

YUConnects Consults with Communities! Speakers, matchmakers and event organizers offer pro-active tips tailored for local areas. For more information, click here.

Our members can schedule a personal meeting with our full-time Staff Connector, Mrs. Mindy Eisenman, so that she can get to know them better, review their online profile and make better targeted match suggestions. An appointment is necessary and a small fee is charged. Call our office today 212-960-5400 X 6163 to find out more and schedule an appointment

Our program relies upon
generous communal support
to continue our activities.
Please donate today in the
memory of a loved one, to
celebrate a simcha or in the
merit of someone finding their match.
Thank you for your help!

Sign up today for the YUConnects on-line matchmaking site.
YUConnects is open to YU Students, alumni and the entire community.


 YUConnects Staff
Melissa Pullman, Administrator
Mindy Eisenman, Staff Connector
Marjorie Glatt, Special Projects Coordinator
Dr. Efrat Sobolofsky, Director

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YUConnects, a Project of Yeshiva University's Center for the Jewish Future
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