Meet the Jewish Matchmaker of Your Mother’s Fantasies

We ’m sitting in a Manhattan apartment viewing the sunlight set with 11 of brand new York’s most qualified Jewish singles. It is Friday evening therefore the dining table is a old-fashioned shabbat setting—a kiddush cup full of dark wine, freshly-blessed candles and challah bread that’s been ripped aside and passed across the dining table. The audience is hushed as Erin Davis a 30-year-old, waif-like blond, our host when it comes to evening, announces it’s time for ice breakers, where we’ll read funny and ironic details about one another and guess who maybe it’s.

Later I’ll keep after organizing a date with an adorable guy handpicked by Davis who my mother would kvell—ahem, gush—over. This really is “Shabatness,” an invite-only solution that creates young Jewish experts over Shabbat dinners.

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