What a Match!
By JOSHUA YAFFA
June 30, 2006
By virtually any measure, 29-year-old Joshua Rikon is a good catch — handsome, observant and a lawyer to boot. But then again, Rikon's fiancee, Rebecca Benjamin, really didn't need much guidance in such matters. As "director of matchmaker operations" for the Web sites SawYouAtSinai.com and JRetroMatch.com, she was well versed in the art of spotting good prospects when she met her intended last year.
But the story of the Rikon-Benjamin union is not simply one of a matchmaker finding love. Rather, it is a story of the coming together of two matchmaking dynasties.
Rikon's sister, Shoshanna, is the founder of a matchmaking agency all her own, the eponymous Shoshanna's Matches.
Needless to say, when the two women first met, there was plenty to talk about.
"It was yenta city," Shoshanna told the Shmooze, recounting her first meeting with her brother's fiancee.
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