The Shidduch Landscape: Finding a Spouse in the Orthodox Community

Spring 2023

This mixed-methods study, which included a comprehensive survey of single Orthodox men and women, as well as qualitative interviews with single adults, matchmakers, and community leaders, attempted to answer the most pressing questions about being a single, Orthodox adult in the United States today. What are the experiences of single men and women actively dating throughout the Orthodox Jewish community in the United States? What are they seeking in a spouse? How do they date? How do they feel? What do they want from the Orthodox community?

Read the report on the Challenges of Singlehood:

Read the study methodology: