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6.30 pm

Shidduchim – Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics in Modern Jewish Life

1 April @ 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
A man and two women looking at gold objects in a glass case

Professor Mirjam Zadoff shares the cultural history of 'shidduchim' (Jewish matchmaking), the ‘dating project’ focuses on strategies of building economic and political networks through carefully chosen marriage partners around the globe. Over centuries Jews had no share in the European political realm. Instead they formed alternative networks between families and communities through marriage. After collective […]

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