Bernath told Haaretz his websites have a system in place aimed at preventing such dangers, in which "matchmakers review the suggestions proposed by the system's algorithm, and then extensively interview each individual before passing contact information on to the each party." Doron Kornbluth, author of Why Marry Jewish?
and a sought-after international speaker on intermarriage says online dating sites help combat intermarriage.
Even Facebook is used these days as a means for finding love.
JDate, which dubs itself the undisputed leader in Jewish dating, claims that tens of thousands of Jewish singles interact via its services every day.
Three new Jewish dating websites have been set up in the U. over the past two months, and ten more are slated to launch in the coming year, as part of a Chabad network that hopes to one day go global.
JDallas.org, JBoston.org, and were launched in their respective cities, following the success of Rabbi Yisroel Bernaths
Rabbi Yisroel Bernath, who founded JMontreal in September and is a matchmaker himself, said he won't stay involved with his matches unless they want him to.
But like Wise Miller, he finds that his couples -- he's currently working with 65 -- often want counsel.
But not so typically, they don't get to browse a database full of potential mates and their glamour shots.Wise Miller investigated, and found that the man was nervous about prying or offending.She gently suggested that he could pose weightier questions, and the dating continued.Bernath, who is also a Chabad rabbi, took his matchmaking abilities online after he made twenty matches in his community. and Canada who cater to young professionals, to establish websites that would help young singles find a match within their own city.So far, according to Chabad, has facilitated more than 250 introductions. In addition to the four websites that are currently live, ten additional sites are set to be launched over the coming year.Technology can definitely help connect Jewish singles, he said.For us, its important that we help the young adults that we come in contact with to marry Jewish, said Aida Drizin, co-director of The Intown Chabad in Uptown Dallas for young professionals.Your comment was successfully submitted and will be published in accordance with site policy.If you would like to be notified when your comment is published, please fill in your email address in the form below.By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service (RNS) Before you meet your match, you've got to meet your matchmaker.That's the new strategy of a group of rabbis who are launching a different kind of Jewish dating website called the "J sites" -- JMontreal, JMiami, JBoston and, coming soon, JNew York, JLondon, JBerlin and JHong Kong.