Assimilation has been the biggest cause of loss to the Jewish population in America. Intermarriage, along with the movement away from Jewish education, has resulted in Jewish people who are unaffiliated and who are not connected to our traditions.
One repair is for every Jew to have in mind to marry another Jew and to raise the children with a Jewish education, in a Jewish home.
The family unit is crucial in any family. In a Jewish family, the Jewish mother is central to passing along the traditions. For this reason, a Jewish mother is exempt from all time bound commandments, so that she can place her children's needs first. This freedom for Jewish women emphasizes the important role of the Jewish woman in raising the next generation.
Traditionally, marriages have been arranged through matchmakers, in order to reduce the discomfort and spare the feelings of the two people involved. Knowing that both people are committed to the same fundamental long term life goals, the Shadcan is able to then fine tune introducing people based on personalities and interests and goals. Does this sound like the least desirable way of meeting people? Perhaps it is worth a minute to watch the video at