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Publication Date: January 1983

Publisher(s): National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (U.S.); Sh'ma, Inc.

Author(s): Susan Schnurr

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Social conditions (Marriage and family life)

Keywords: Marriage; Values; Modernity

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


The author argues that modern Jewish singles approach finding a mate like shopping for a car. She states that no one can be expected to be perfect, that responsibility builds maturity, and that singles should overcome their fear of marriage.

In Sh'ma: a Journal of Jewish Responsibility vol.13, no.246.