Bits & Tips: July 2016 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 

263 Engagements & Counting!

Jodi Blumenthal  of Teaneck ,  NJ  
Yossi Kashnow  of Boston, MA.  
Matched by 
Ariella Wruble Bloom.

 Mazel tov to all!
to YUConnects in honor of an engaged couple!
As you celebrate your 4th of July weekend in the sun, 
several of our YUConnects couples are celebrating under the chupah!
Mazel Tov 
to our soon-to-be newlyweds!  


How to give off the right signals to your date.

How you can answer that big question for yourself.

Smile of the Month

Shiur Spotlight 
of the Month

Shalom Bayis: Your Most Important Relationship
by Rabbi Shalom Rosner

Click Here to listen to more Shiurim on the YUTorah/YUConnects page
and other dating resources !
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 
Advisory Board,
who offer  continuous guidance and support.
Click Here to view our Board.
upcoming events

It's not just...
"A Walk in the Park"
What: Interactive adventure in Central P ark featuring a professional guide and a light brunch.
When:  Sunday morning, July 17th at 10:00am
Where: Meet at apartment on East 83rd, Upper East Side, NYC
Who: 25-35 yr old, Modern Orthodox
Cost: $20, payable at event
Application Deadline: Sunday night, July10th 
To Apply:  Click Here limited space, pre-registration required. Any questions, email or call 516-603-8141. 
Meet in Motown
What: A Shabbos in metro Detroit
Who:30-40 yr olds
When: July 29th- July 31st
Where: Oak Park, Michigan
To Apply:  Click Here

For more information on these activities, email  
Monthly Insight 
Professional Op-Ed    
Want to expand your dating pool?
While dating someone from a different city may sound intimidating at first, it can lead to success and fulfillment. YUConnects polled newly engaged and married couples who navigated  geographical distance, asking them how they managed to connect and flourish. They shared their best tips and helpful hints as a resource for others in similar situations. 
Give it a try!

  Check out our new

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

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 Staff
Dr. Efrat Sobolofsky, Director-
Mindy Eisenman, Staff Connector-
Margie Glatt,  Event Coordinator-
Melissa Pullman,  Admin-
Ahuva Levine, Intern-