BROOKLYN (VIN Podcast) — In this VIN exclusive, Rabbi Yitschak Rudimon offers a creative solution to help solve or mitigate the shidduch crisis.Join our WhatsApp group
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Put simply, Rabbi Rudimon believes that boys and girls should get married much younger than the current trend. He believes that between age 18-20 is the prime of their lives, and often an ideal time to look for a shidduch.
He recently penned an op-ed about this impactful issue.
However, some important questions remain:
- What is the root cause of the shidduch crisis?
- Why are there more unmarried girls than boys?
- What about the recent proposal to eliminate 12th grade?
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Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin was born to Holocaust survivor parents in Israel, grew up in South Africa, and lives in Brooklyn, NY. He is an alumnus of Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin and of Teachers College–Columbia University. He heads the Jewish Professionals Institute dedicated to Jewish Adult Education and Outreach – Kiruv Rechokim. He was the Director of the Belzer Chasidim’s Sinai Heritage Center of Manhattan 1988–1995, a Trustee of AJOP 1994–1997 and founder of American Friends of South African Jewish Education 1995–2015. He is also a docent and tour guide at The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Downtown Manhattan, New York.He is the author of The Second World War and Jewish Education in America: The Fall and Rise of Orthodoxy. Contact Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin at[email protected]