Last year, I posted a shidduch resume in hopes of catching the eyes of the many single benot torah out there looking to settle. I am saddened with tircha to say that it did not work. Perhaps it was too vague? Perhaps too informative? Perhaps not religious enough? Either way, the nafkah minnah is that I’m still single, and my biological clock is drying up.
At the recommendation of my shidduch advisor, I have decided to list the qualifications I am looking for in a potential beshert now, during wedding season, in hopes of catching one so saddened by the marriages of all of her friends that she’ll marry me before finding someone better.
With the help and grace of hashem, please read below. If you fit the description, please do the right thing and email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are in niddah, please wait until you are pure.
Age: 18 - 20
Acceptable Names: Mushka, Leah, Sarah, Sorah Leah, Rochel, Rochel Leah, Sarah Rochel, Mushka Rochel Leah, Leah Mushka Rochel, Brucha, Sarah Leah Brucha, Rochel Leah Brucha, Sheindel, Sheindel Rochel Mushka Leah, or any other variations of those that I have forgotten
Non-Acceptable Names: Anything in English
Height: 5’0” - 5’1” (without sheitel)
Weight: <100 lbs. (pre-pregnancy)
Language: Who cares? Your job is to give me kids, not to talk
Hashkafa: Whatever mine is
Heritage: Ashekanzi Mitnagdim ONLY. If you’re anything else, you may as well be Baruch Spinoza
Cooking Ability: My mom’s or better
Favorite Jewish Figure: If you say Korach I will, bli neder, throw water in your face
Hobbies: Tanach and halacha (you love Gemarah? Go marry one), peru orvoo, cooking, cooking for me, baking, baking for me, peru urvoo, judging people for being less religious than us, peru orvoo, Uncle Moishe, arguing, arguing about Israel, keeping shalom bayit at all costs, building a bayit neeman beyisroel, PERU ORVOO!!, raising kids in a bubble so that they are ignorant and fearful of the outside world, rubbing shtrimeils
- Stern or worse
- The torah and it's derivatives
- The avot and imaot
- NOTHING from JTS
Whatever it is, you cannot be making more money than me. Since I just quit my generic finance job to learn full time to repent to hakadosh barechu for engaging in business transactions with non-Jews, that leaves you very few options
- Skirts only
- Black and dark blue only
- Flats only
- Sheitel in the house
- Double sheitel out of the house
- Triple sheitel and a trip to the mikvah if outside the eruv
That should cover all the essentials. If you've got any further questions, ask yourself: "Would Harav Moshe Feinstein be proud of me right now?" If the answer is no, don't bother contacting me.