OU SINGLES CONNECTION, AND CONGREGATION SHEARITH ISRAEL TO PRESENT MATCHING THE MEDIUM TO THE MESSAGE IN THE DATING WORLD, FEBRUARY 19 AT THE SYNAGOGUE
The Orthodox Union Singles Connection in conjunction with Congregation Shearith Israel of Manhattan, will present, “Text, Email, Phone, or [Gasp] In-Person Conversation: Matching the Medium to the Message in the Dating World,” on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Shearith Israel, 2 West 70th Street. The strictly enforced age range will be singles 22-35.
The program’s moderators will be Marc Goldmann, founder of Saw You at Sinai; Naomi Mark, LCSW; Helen Greenfield, Saw You at Sinai matchmaker; Sandy Weiner, dating coach; Baila Sebrow, independent matchmaker; and Michael Feldstein, member of the Singles Task Force Committee, YU Connects. Roundtable discussions, to be led by a moderator to maximize productive discussion, will include:
• Do we utilize online communication as a way to avoid difficult or sensitive conversations?
• The advantages and disadvantages of electronic modes of communications during the dating process. And,
• At what point is it acceptable to arrange a first date if you’ve met someone online?
“The roundtable discussions organized by the Singles Connection enables singles to broaden their horizons on various topics relating to the dating scene in a relaxed atmosphere,” explained Hannah Farkas, Program Associate, OU Community Engagement. “This particular topic is a crucial component of what it means to communicate and what medium to use throughout the dating process. This is our third annual roundtable and I am looking forward to the engaging dialogue that always comes about in these programs.”
Registration in advance is $15, at the door $20. Refreshments will be served.
To register, call 212-613-8300 or via OU Community Engagement website at www.oucommunity.org.
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