Arranged Marriage?


Subject:
Families , Judaism , Marriage , History

Description:
Brief answer to the question, "Is it true that traditionally, Jewish marriages were arranged marriages?" Discusses the use of a "shadchan" (matchmaker) who introduces the individuals, and how arranged Jewish marriages were not coerced. Includes links to related material about finding your soul mate, the Jewish wedding, and married life. From Chabad.org.

Creator:
Yaffe, Shlomo

Publisher:
Chabad-Lubavitch Media Center

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/69429/jewish/Arranged-Marriages.htm


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