Question: What is a Jewish marriage broker called?

Shadkhan, (Hebrew: “marriage broker,” or “matchmaker”, ) plural Shadkhanim, one who undertakes to arrange a Jewish marriage. Such service was virtually indispensible during the Middle Ages when custom frowned on courtships and numerous Jewish families lived in semi-isolation in small communities.

What are Jewish matchmakers called?

A shadchan is a matchmaker. The correct term for a Jewish matchmaker is shadchanit for a woman, shadchan for a man.

Whats a Yenta in Jewish?

Yenta or Yente (Yiddish: יענטע‎) is a Yiddish womens given name. The name has entered Yinglish—i.e., become a Yiddish loanword in Jewish varieties of English—as a word referring to a woman who is a gossip or a busybody. The use of yenta as a word for busybody originated in the age of Yiddish theater.

What should be on a Shidduch resume?

The resume usually continues with information about the parents: names, birth place, and occupation, along with their shul affiliation and the name of the family Rav.

What is Shondo?

shondo. Shondo means turn around for the good.

What is a shtarker?

n. Thug. n. Big shot, an arrogant person.

What does Farklempt mean?

Unable to speak because of emotion Farklempt meaning Unable to speak because of emotion; choked up.

Is Shondo a Hebrew word?

Shondo isnt a Hebrew word. Its actually a slang word the church adopted and made it mean turning around as they do often.

Is Cattywampus a real word?

(informal) In disarray or disorder; askew. The definition of cattywampus, often spelled catawampus, is not lined up or not arranged correctly, or diagonally.

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