However, more than one person expressed a "Stop stealing our women/men" sentiment.
--Goy Seeks Boy"While JDate is clearly built for Jewish singles, and the vast majority of JDate's 750,000 members are Jewish singles interested in meeting other Jewish singles with the same faith and values, nobody is prohibited from joining the site," said Arielle Schechtman, Director of Public and Community Relations at Spark Networks, which owns JDate.
Schechtman also pointed out that if you do decide to join, there's a religion section in your profile which includes the options "willing to convert," "not willing to convert" or "not sure if I'm willing to convert."As to whether you should join, however: That's trickier.
"However, I do think JDate was made because it's hard to find other Jewish people in a largely non-Jewish world." She has a point.
Niche dating sites are targeted to specific audiences.
Jzoog members are located throughout the US and internationally.
The Jzoog staff reviews every profile created and approves only those that are complete and relevant to the site membership.
What was more fascinating to me is that both Orthodox and non-religious Jewish friends had been using it and talking to me about it in the past month.
Although you can filter for only Jewish options on many dating sites, and even denominations of Judaism on others, JSwipe's layout somehow made it all easier.
To flout that system requires a brazenness that won't be received well by everyone.