One of Secret Tel Aviv Dating's goals is to help native Israelis and Internationals integrate better – They believe this is the only way to ensure Internationals make Israel their long-term home.
That's the job of the matchmaker - a man or woman who takes you out for coffee, probes your heart and then works with the J software to generate a list of potential soul mates."The matchmaker adds a human element to the digital element," said Rabbi Chaim Lipskar, who went online with JMiami two months ago and has signed up 150 people so far.The site was launched by siblings Danielle and Brad Weisberg, whose mother was already trying to set them up with dates the old-fashioned way.The Secret Tel Aviv Dating matchmaking process is designed so that your Jewish dating experience is simplified, personalized and efficient.But the greater goal is what's known as "Jewish continuity." Among the world's estimated 14 million Jews, about half marry non-Jews – an intermarriage rate many find dishearteningly high.
To facilitate more Jewish-Jewish marriages, Bernath does not question the religiosity of JMontreal's 1,500 or so users. A site called "Saw You At Sinai," established in 2003, also combines matchmakers and a database.
"Sometimes," he said, "I'll get a call from a girl in the bathroom in the middle of a date." So why is a rabbi fielding these calls?
It's wonderful to preside at the wedding of a couple you introduced, said Bernath, who runs educational and social programs for Jews of all levels of observance.
They ensure you have an easy & efficient dating experience.
Each Jewish matchmaker gets to know you & your dating criteria, & is available to give advice throughout.
Before you meet your match, you've got to meet your matchmaker.