Rabbi Mark Wildes is the founder and director of the nonprofit, Manhattan Jewish Experience. Before becoming a rabbi, Wildes received his JD from the Cardozo School of Law, as well as a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.
By Mark Wildes
How One Orthodox Rabbi Keeps Singles Safe
Watching Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford during Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings was upsetting, shocking and commanded the better part of my attention (and that of my colleagues) for most of that day. The hearings made me realize how privileged I am to have been involved in Jewish community building for the past 20 years…
When It Comes To Dating, Chats Beat Apps Every Time
Despite the ease with which men and women connect using phones, social media and the Internet, lasting relationships seem to be harder than ever to obtain. When it comes to Millennials, there are serious obstacles in finding compatible members of the opposite sex online or in person. The popularity of reality TV shows like “The…
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