Wishing you a Chag Kasher V'Sameach!
Bits & Tips: April 2017 Edition
YUConnects offers unique social events, targeted matchmaking and educational programs to foster healthy relationships toward marriage. 
It is self-funded and open to the entire Jewish community.
Recent Engagements 

288 Engagements & Counting!

Shiffy Emanuel 
of Brooklyn, NY 
&
Avichaim Plonka 
of Toronto, Canada. 
Matched by Raquel Betesh.

Ariella Lanter  
of Brooklyn, NY
 &
Benjy Davidman
of New York, NY. 
Matched by  Susie Fenyes.

An additional two matches were made this month by Connectors Avigail Bass and Tehila Sabo. Congrats!

 Mazel tov to all!
to YUConnects in honor of an engaged couple!
Smile of the Month

Shiur Spotlight 
of the Month

by Rabbi Moshe Weinberger and Dr. Sarah Barris

Click Here to listen to more Shiurim on the YUTorah/YUConnects page
and other dating resources !
  Check out our
  
Help Us Make More Matches!
 

Have friends who are joining YUConnects?

Do YOU want help in maximizing your membership?

Check out these 
Refer to our  "Accepting A Match" tutorial for further help!
Special thanks to the 
YUConnects 
Advisory Board,
who offer  continuous guidance and support.
Click Here to view our Board.
Read about events, activities and great links for hot topics in dating! 

Center for the Jewish Future
Yeshiva University 
500 W 185th St., Furst Hall 421
New York, New York 10033
212-960-5400 x 6163
yuconnects@yu.edu

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upcoming events
YUConnects Benefit Breakfast:

Explaining "Bashert" in a World of Choices

What:  Featuring words by Rabbi Menachem Penner.
Opportunity to network, learn about new resources and meet matchmakers.
When: Sunday, May 7th at 9:30 AM 
Where:  Hosted by  Sharona & Jeff Weinberg, 960 Browers Point Branch, Woodmere NY 
Who:  While this is not a singles event, proceeds will be used to fund future social events. 
RSVP: Click here
Donate here today!

 


Shabbos in West Hempstead - Powered by DineNMeet!

What:  Shabbos in West Hempstead connecting compatible guests
  When:  May 5-6
Application Deadline: Monday, May 1st at 1:00 PM  
Where: West Hempstead, NY
Who:  Modern Orthodox ages 25-35
Cost:  $45
For More Information: Contact support@dinenmeet.com or 848-202-9573

Educational Panel at Stern
Sponsored by YUConnects, YU Counseling Center, Shalom Task Force

What: "What makes you tick: Understanding what makes a partner a good emotional fit for you - " Presented by Aviva Rizel, LMFT
When: Wednesday, April 26th, 7:30 PM
Where: Stern College, 245 Lexington Ave, Room 101-102
Who:  Female c ollege undergraduate students
Cost: Free
For more information: Contact yuconnects@yu.edu

OU 6th Annual Jewish Communities Fair


What: Join the Orthodox Union and growing Jewish communities from around the globe for a day of information, introduction, and imagining. 
When: Sunday, April 30th from 12:00 - 6:00 pm
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion - 125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th avenues). NYC

Who:  Open to all. Nice networking opportunity for singles!
Cost:  Free
For more information and to register: Click here
 
SUN - Singles Uniting Network 
New initiative to help singles in your community!

What: Periodic meetings of singles to network and act as matchmakers for each other. 
Where: Each Shul will appoint a facilitator who will run and host the meetings of singles at their home
For more information: read the article  here and contact David Katzoff at SinglesUnitingNetwork@gmail.com

YUConnects Pay It ForWed
Did you know that YUConnects has many resources for newly engaged couples? Check out our website to see what we offer. And, your donation to our non-profit will entitle you to unique tefilla cards for use at your chuppa. Should you be blessed with making a Simcha, your support of YUConnects can ensure others benefit as well. What a beautiful way to " Pay it ForWed!
Wedding Checklist  for the Wedding Day 
Beautiful Tefilla Cards  f or use at the Chuppah  Ceremony 
* A List of Kallah and Chosson Teachers  within your  community. Call our office for recommendations. 
Tribute Cards  to give in celebration of the big day


YUConnects Staff
Dr. Efrat Sobolofsky, Director-  esobolof@yu.edu
Mindy Eisenman, Staff Connector-  meisenma@yu.edu
Margie Glatt,  Event Coordinator- mglatt@yu.edu
Avigayil Dym,  Admin- abigail.dym@yu.edu
Leba Pollock, Intern- yuconnects@yu.edu