Set to premiere May 8, dating series featuring Israel-based ‘shadchan’ sees singles of varying religious backgrounds looking for love across continents

Netflix unveils first peek at upcoming ‘Jewish Matchmaking’ show
Amy Spiro
March 30, 2023

Netflix on Thursday unveiled a first look at its upcoming new reality series, “Jewish Matchmaking,” which is slated to premiere on May 3. The show, which will comprise eight episodes, features a series of Jewish singles seeking love through the somewhat old-fashioned method of a matchmaker. That matchmaker, known in Hebrew as a “shadchan,” is Aleeza Ben Shalom, an author, relationship, dating coach, and Times of Israel blogger — who lives with her husband and five children in the northern Israeli town of Pardes Hanna. Netflix commissioned the series as a spin-off of its popular show “Indian Matchmaking,” which premiered in 2020 and aired a second season last year. READ MORE

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