Coaching

Our professionally trained coaches are the gold standard for taking your dating experience to the next level with personalized guidance so that you can attract quality dates and develop a healthy, long-term relationship with your soulmate.

Choose the coach that’s right for you and schedule your session today.

Coaching

“The Love Rabbi”
Rabbi Yisroel Bernath

Having made 104 matches (that he knows of) to date, Rabbi Bernath is lovingly called “The Love Rabbi” – and for good reason!

Rabbi Bernath has has successfully helped hundreds of singles break through the “singles wall”. His caring yet firm style has given singles the hope and clarity they need to navigate dating and long-term relationships.

In 2012, Rabbi Bernath founded JMatchmaking International, a network of Jewish dating sites.

In addition to being a matchmaker and dating coach, Rabbi Bernath is also the author of three books, star of “Kosher Love,” and continuously produces engaging content on his many social media & podcast platforms.

Rabbi Bernath lives in Montreal’s trendy Monkland Village with his beloved wife Sara and adorable children.

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Coaching

Kim Solomon

Kim Solomon is a matchmaker and dating coach with many years of experience and success in helping singles of all ages and backgrounds understand themselves better and find the right match for them. She has made over 50 engagements.

Kim received a professional coach diploma by the Refuah Institute and a coaching certificate by the American Association of Professional Coaches (AAPC).

In addition to graduating from Marriage Minded Mentor’s Coaching Academy, she also has a Certificate of Completion for Date and Relationship Coaching from completing the Project Bas Kol National Shiddach Training & Education led by Shaya Ostov, L.C.S.W.

As a hobby, Kim has enjoyed learning about the various Myers-Briggs and Enneagram personality types, so that she can relate to and assist others in matchmaking and coaching more effectively.

Kim lives with her husband and daughter in the greater Philadelphia area.

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Coaching

“The Vegan Rabbi”
Rabbi Akiva

Rabbi Akiva Gersh is known as the “Vegan Rabbi” and, in addition to sharing Jewish teachings that promote compassion for animals and conscious food choices on his social media platforms, specializes in working as a dating coach and matchmaker for Jewish vegans and vegetarians.
A vegan himself since 1995, Rabbi Akiva understands the importance, as well as the challenge, for vegans and vegetarians to find a life partner who shares their value for healthy and compassionate eating and living.

He works with singles and couples of all ages and Jewish backgrounds, helping them to gain greater clarity and confidence with dating as well as do the personal work so necessary before building a life with someone else.
Rabbi Akiva is also a published author, musician and breathwork enthusiast.
Rabbi Akiva received his BA from Brown University, his MA from Yeshiva University and rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Sulam Yaakov in Jerusalem. Akiva lives in Pardes Hanna, Israel with his wife Tamar and their four children.

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Coaching

Josh Sussman 

Rabbi Josh Sussman, MA, ACC works with men and women of all ages, educational backgrounds and levels of observance. Additionally, Josh offers spiritual coaching, for clients who want to integrate spiritual or religious practice and awareness into their lives.

He is a graduate of the FastTrack Coach Academy, certified by the International Coach Federation and is a Step Family Foundation certified coach.

Having gone through a divorce in his mid-30s, dated in his late thirties, now happily married for seven years with two children and successfully navigating the dynamics of step/mixed family life, Josh knows firsthand many of the situations his clients may encounter.

Josh is also a concert violinist and musicologist.

He, his wife Jory, and two children live in Albany, NY.

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Coaching

Jeremy Hamburgh &
Ilana Frank

Autism, Neurodivergent & Social Awkwardness

Jeremy and Ilana are known around the world for their unique ability to help autistic, neurodivergent, and socially awkward singles build the skills they need to enjoy deeper connections.

Ilana spent 16 years as a special education teacher in New York City and Jeremy has been coaching autistic, neurodivergent, and socially awkward singles since 2010. Together, they run two first-of-its-kind programs that have changed the way autistic, neurodivergent, and socially awkward singles find community and their besherts.

The Social Life 360 program (non-denominational, open now) and the Schmoozing to Shidduch program (religious, launching late 2023) combine a warm and supportive community with one-of-a-kind trainings that teach important social skills in the way that a neurodivergent brain absorbs information: Through formulas, diagrams, and step-by-step processes.

Their mission is to help wonderful people live up to their potential, so they can have the community, friendships, and families they deserve. (Other than that, Ilana loves baking challah and Jeremy enjoys eating it.)

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Coaching

Regan Weiss

Regan Weiss specializes in working with women of all ages and backgrounds, helping them refine their dating profiles, clarify their values, and navigate dating in real time. Her insights and intuition are invaluable to her clients and guide them to making decisions with confidence.

Regan enjoys long walks, dolphins, and making seriously delicious and creative chocolate treats.

She holds a Bachelor’s in Human Resources from Ohio State University and currently resides in Philadelphia with her husband and sons.

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Coaching

Shira Alt 

Shira Alt coaches women of all ages to date with increased confidence, clarity, and self-awareness.

Shira brings her knowledge and expertise as a mental health counselor to the coaching session as she helps her clients uncover the patterns and beliefs that may be limiting them. She believes that when singles learn to be in touch with their intuition and inner strengths they will begin feeling empowered in the dating process.

Shira has an insightful yet gentle style that supports her clients to create deeply satisfying relationships, starting first with themselves.

She is also a couples therapist utilizing EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) and has received Level 2 training from the Gottman Institute.

Shira lives with her husband and daughters in Columbus, OH.

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Coaching

Aleeza Ben Shalom

Aleeza Ben Shalom is a soulmate clarity coach, in-demand speaker, expert, and author of Get Real, Get Married, and Virtual Dating.

Aleeza connects singles from around the world with dating coaches, and Matchmakers. Aleeza has been called the “Jewish Dating Guru” for her successful career guiding singles through the steps to become engaged—regardless of age, affiliation, or stage in life.

A regularly featured expert in the media, Aleeza’s relationship advice has appeared everywhere from BBC World News, to NPR to Aish.com to HuffPost. You may also recognize Aleeza from her appearance in Jewish Matchmaking on Netflix and the web series Soon By You or EliTalks.

Men and women worldwide work with Aleeza to break through patterns and cultivate relationships that lead to marriage. She trains dating coaches and matchmakers and has helped over 200 singles manifest their soulmate.

Aleeza is a dedicated wife and loving mother of 5 children and one adorable dog.

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Coaching

Leah Cheirif

Passionate about helping singles have a better understanding of who they are and what they’re looking for in a partner. She works both with individuals and couples of all ages, backgrounds and stages in life. Lea’s expertise is changing the way people see themselves and giving the tools needed to become a better dater and a better self. 

Additionally, Leah offers a special Torah based analysis (based on her book Points of connection) to help you learn how to best describe yourself so you can find your ideal match. she The sessions are based off a personality system from the teachings of Rabbi Noach Weinberg, of blessed memory. You can learn more about this system in her book, Point of Connection: How to Actualize Your Potential and Thrive in Relationships.

Leah’s expertise is changing the way people see themselves and gives you the tools you need to become a better dater…a better you.

She lives in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel, and is a dedicated wife and mother.

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