Super-stylish customers at a Cafe Cooky, Dizengoff ST. in Tel Aviv, 1958. Cohen Fritz, GPO

Family, Money and Love: Jewish Dating in Pre-state Israel

A 1938 book on matchmaking turns up at a bookstore to give a glimpse of 'grandfather and grandmother's Tinder.'

The book’s title translates as “The Modern Matchmaker: A Modern Guide to Marriage in the Land of Israel.” It was published in Hebrew in 1938 and ultimately made its way to second-hand bookshops in Tel Aviv....

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