Still Single? Maybe Your Local Government can Help

02 Feb 2015

The local council of Beit El has come up with an original way to deal with the bachelorhood issue in the community: The council has begun employing matchmakers to help single women start a family in Israel.

The initiative was launched following the rise in the number of unmarried women aged 23 to 30. The council began searching for a matchmaker to initiate meetings between single men and women and help them find potential partners.

“It’s a serious problem,” says a community resident, adding that she believes the rise in the number of singles stems from lack of motivation to turn to matchmakers and dating websites.

Read more at Ynet.

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