Dating and matchmaking system
Some engage in it as a profession and charge a fee for their services.
Usually a professional matchmaker is called a shadchan, but anyone who makes a shidduch is considered the shadchan for it.
It can also be used to express the seeming fate or destiny of an auspicious or important event, friendship, or happening.
In modern usage, Jewish singles will say that they are looking for their bashert, meaning they are looking for that person who will complement them perfectly, and whom they will complement perfectly.
It has always been our aim to provide the most effective service at the lowest possible price.
We keep our costs low and pass the savings on to our customers.
We'll send them your profile and, if any are interested in you, they'll provide signed authorization to release their contact information to you.
If the shidduch works out then the couple inform the shadchan of its success.
In recent years, a number of shidduchim sites have appeared on the Internet.
Eliezer traveled to his master's homeland to fulfill Abraham's wishes, arriving at a well.
After a short prayer to God for guidance, describing how a virtuous woman might act toward a traveling stranger at the well, Rebekah appeared on the scene and did everything described in Eliezer's prayer.