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Text-based study enhances Torah study skills

Developed specifically for online, interactive learning

Taught by scholars with a personal interest in the subject

Engaging topics made relevant to real life issues

About the Course

From the first date through smashing the glass, Judaism has a lot of wisdom to share when it comes to marriage. In this course we look at the Torah’s perspective on dating, soulmates, and the Jewish wedding ceremony. Whether you’re happily married or still looking for the one, this series has something for everyone. Let’s get started.

Course Syllabus

Why Get Married
The Making of a Marriage, Lesson 1
July 13, 2021
Nowadays, some might view marriage as a failing institution. Divorce rates are skyrocketing and broken homes are becoming the norm. So why bother getting married at all? In today’s class, we explore the cosmic importance of Jewish marriage and how it empowers both partners to become their best selves.
Hello, My Name Is Soulmate
The Making of a Marriage, Lesson 2
July 20, 2021
Do soulmates exist? And if so, how do we know when we’ve found the one? Join us as we explore Judaism’s approach to dating; what to look for in a potential partner, how to decide when one is ready for marriage, and what steps that need to be taken in order to create a happy, healthy, home.
Smashing a Glass and Tying the Knot
The Making of a Marriage, Lesson 3
July 27, 2021
What is so special about a Jewish wedding ceremony? What makes it different from a trip down to city hall? In this week’s class we explore the mystical significance of the Jewish wedding. Join us as we look at the timeless lessons to be found in every element of the wedding ceremony, from signing the Ketuba through smashing the glass.
Married Every Day
The Making of a Marriage, Lesson 4
August 3, 2021
Mazal tov! You’re married. Now what? A cornerstone of Jewish life, the Mikvah has long been the secret to building a successful marriage. In the final installment of our course, we look at the mitzvah of Taharat HaMishpacha and how it can help relationships flourish and deepen the emotional bond between husband and wife.
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Length/Effort:
    45 Min / Per Week
  • Category: Mitzvot / Lifecycle
  • Institution: Chabad.org / The MTC
  • Cost:
    (Suggested Donation$40)
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Meet the Instructor

Rabbi Moishe New heads the Montreal Torah Center. He is a sought out lecturer on Kabbalah and Chassidus, and their relevance in our lives today.

  • This was an amazing course and well done. I was hesitate at first about the ability to "connect" with the subject and and amazed how my life focus has changed after just 4 weeks. Thank you Rabbi Stein and Chabad.org Courses. Shabbat Shalom.

    Joanne Y. - Israel

  • I loved everything about this course. It was obviously very well planned and delivered. The quality of your online course surpasses those which I have taken from university.

    Terry T. - USA

  • My husband, my son and I listen to chabad.org and these courses are our school. We really thank you for this wonderful opportunity!

    Celia R. - USA

  • The instructor did an excellent job! I really enjoyed this course. I think it's a topic that's relevant to everyone--each of us has a soul, after all. I am looking forward to future offerings!

    Katy C - USA