shidduch


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to shidduch: Shadchan

shidduch

(ˈʃɪdəx)
n, pl shidduchim (ʃɪˈduːxɪm)
1. (Judaism)
a. an arranged marriage
b. the arrangement of a marriage
2. (Judaism) any negotiated agreement
[from Hebrew: see shadchan]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Says Findling, "I reached out to her, and she encouraged me to speak up and connected me to others who gave me support." Eisenberger also made the shidduch (match) between McGinity and Findling.
Continue reading "College Football Shidduch Alert: Jedd Fisch Hired By UCLA, Where He'll Coach QB Josh Rosen" at...
In the aftermath, Yitzhak attempts to return to the fold by asking his parents to carry out the match ("shidduch").
Moshe Sher is on the verge of bankruptcy, a situation that forces his daughter to abruptly end a promising shidduch (matchmaking for potential marriage).
When his youngest sister was married off (at eighteen), his parents gave up trying to arrange a shidduch. They found him a job at his father's company, but he didn't understand what he was supposed to do--he had never worked before--and he got the old heave-ho pretty fast.
"It was a great shidduch (Yiddish and Hebrew for aea match,')" he observed, with the result "Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy," which begins airing Jan.
In truth, like so many crazes and fads in Israel, the era of the Ukrainian shidduch was short-lived: a number of Israelis gave it a try, bringing back their brides, but the marriages were but of limited duration, due to differences in mentality, difficulty in adjusting to a new country, and age differential (some Israelis of mature age wanted to bring back a young bride to make their friends jealous).
The researcher noted there is also a significant decrease in match-making (shidduch) and getting to know the spouse only after engagement.
As such, Orthodox Jews often fear that by seeking therapy they are ruining their siblings' or children's chances of finding a suitable match or, needless to say, their own (shidduch anxiety," Greenberg, 1991; Margolese, 1998; Sublette & Trappler, 2000; Wikler, 1986).
"It's created a shidduch (Yiddish for steps leading to a marriage proposal) over terrorism."
After the Shidduch, which connects the old world with the new via the plain American girl's last greenhorn chance (which nicely illustrates how little divided interwar Polish and American Jewry were) we are given Elijah and the Prophets of Baal, which matches apocalyptic Communists against sobered Talmudists.
But within minutes, they realize there has been a misunderstanding: David was supposed to meet a different Sarah, and they're on the wrong shidduch dates.