Using the free, effortless JSwipe app requires a hefty pinch of salt.Instead of a burning flame passing the time on your screen as your phone searches for nearby potentials, you get a whirring Star of David.I recall one Chanukah an enormous JDate poster hanging up by the equally giant NASDAQ and LG ads reminding all the festive revellers that if Zadie and Morty (here pictured, looking suspiciously like Aryan Abercrombie & Fitch models) can find happiness then what are you waiting for? The problem with JDate is that you can only get so far before you have to pay a membership fee. where there’s a way around paying for a service, the JDaters will explore.Seasoned users will find out your name and then add you on Facebook immediately.
Tell them that your efforts to improve the situation involve locating nearby Jews online and you’re met with the judgmental collective headshake that you’ve had to resort to the Internet to find a life partner - even God cannot help you now.I’ve been to the singleton Friday Night buffets, the Jewish Speed-Dating evenings in ‘hip’ bars like Gilgamesh and the charity parties.Every time I walk away, still single, realising that the real charity case here is actually me.’ Him: ‘Well, you don’t have to be Jewish to be on JSwipe…’ Technically, he is correct but… Me: ‘Why would you be not Jewish and on a Jewish dating app? Dating EVERYONE’ Him: ‘Well, recently I found out that my great grandfather was Jewish and so I’ve wanted to learn a bit more about my family’s heritage by dating Jewish women…’ Apparently, the result of assimilation between religions has resulted in curious multi-faith offspring who would rather gain first hand explanations of their personal ancestry than, say, going to a museum, or watching Schindler’s List.
Some people blame ‘being picky’ for the fact they’re perpetually single.