About The Matchmakers

Rabbi Yosef Alon

Rabbi Yosef Alon learned for 20 years in the prestigious Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva, where he got his semicha. He is the founder and president of Kol Israel Achim. His multi-talented abilities and life experience leave him well suited for the many active roles he takes in Jewish leadership. He offers a number of services to the community including chatan classes and shalom bayit counseling.

Rebbetzin Devora Sara Alon

Rebbetzin Devora Alon has many years of experience teaching Sepharadi children and kallah classes. Her advice and leadership  are highly valued among the families of Great Neck and the Iraqi, Israeli, and Persian communities. Together with her husband, they have matched a multitude of shidduchim that have led to successful marriages.

Yaakov Yisrael Benjamin

Yaakov Yisrael Benjamin is the concept designer of ShidduchMatch. His vision and analytical skills behind the scenes led him to create the site with a team of programmers. He spent a year studying in the Jerusalem College of Technology, where he advanced his Torah studies along with his web design skills. He has spent a number of years learning in yeshiva and is currently learning full-time in the Mikdash Melech Kollel in Brooklyn, NY. His knowledge of technology, along with his passion for chessed fuse together and drive him to make an influential change in klal yisrael. Him and his wife, Chana Deena, are shadchanim on the site as well.

Chana Deena Benjamin

Chana Deena Benjamin is a certified life coach who strives to make a positive difference in the lives of others. She has years of experience in coaching and educating many individuals. She has also given public lectures to large groups and a series of classes on positive psychology. Her deep knowledge of the human psyche and interpersonal relationships, along with her sensitivity toward others, suit her well as an ideal shadchanit.

Kol Yisrael Achim