Aleeza Ben Shalom Provides an Inside Look at Her “Jewish Matchmaking” Netflix Series

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match! Explore the world of modern Jewish dating with Aleeza Ben Shalom, the star of Netflix’s new Jewish matchmaking series.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of modern Jewish dating culture with Netflix’s Jewish Matchmaker Aleeza Ben Shalom! AJU’s Alyssa Silva will be in conversation with Aleeza to provide a candid and insightful look into the experiences and traditions of Jewish singles from across the US and Israel seeking love and companionship in the contemporary era.  

Aleeza Ben Shalom, a seasoned Jewish American matchmaker, documents her profession on the new Netflix series “Jewish Matchmaking.” For the past 15 years, Aleeza has successfully led more than 200 Jewish singles to engagement, regardless of age or level of affiliation. She is the author of two books on the subject and the founder of Marriage Minded Mentor, a digital platform connecting singles with skilled matchmakers and dating coaches. Aleeza has also trained more than 300 dating coaches and matchmakers globally.

Through a series of interviews, personal anecdotes, and expert insights, “Jewish Matchmaking” aims to highlight the challenges and opportunities that come with finding love in today’s fast-paced and increasingly digital world. From the role of family and community in Jewish dating, to the impact of technology and social media on relationships, the series promises to offer a comprehensive and nuanced exploration of this fascinating topic. Watch the trailer HERE.

Tuesday, May 30 at 1:00 p.m. MDT 

WHERE: Hosted on American Jewish University’s digital platform, Maven.  View event details, sign up for an account, and register here.

About AJU: American Jewish University (AJU) is a thriving center of Jewish resources and talent that serves the Jewish community of the twenty-first century. A portal for Jewish belonging, AJU equips students, faculty, campers, and learners of all ages with the tools to create the ideas, build the structures, and develop the programs to advance Jewish wisdom and elevate Jewish living. AJU advances and elevates the Jewish journey of individuals, organizations, and our community through excellence in scholarship, teaching, engaged conversation, and outreach. For more information, visit

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