By Michal Greenspan
When Tinder and Hinge become Ulpan: How I learned Hebrew through dating apps
Three weeks ago I packed up my life and moved from New York to Israel. During a pandemic. “You’re very brave,” people told me. “I could never do that.”. And for some reason, that felt less like a compliment and more like a prayer for my reckless behavior. A backhanded, Good luck, but you’re crazy….
Five Things Orthodox Singles Can Do To Combat The ‘Shidduch Crisis’
As a 27 year old, single Orthodox woman living on the Upper West Side, dating is a huge part of my life. As a result, I post a lot of questions and polls on my Instagram stories about dating, mostly because I’ve noticed that my peers have interesting and insightful things to say about dating,…
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