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  • Free Love

    By Annie Korzen

    October 10, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    People pay big bucks to join dating services, but there are cheaper ways to make connections.  You might start with friends.  I was fixed up with Benni on a blind date.  We met in February and got married in April, because he had just arrived from Copenhagen and needed a green...

  • What’s My Type?

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    January 24, 2011 | 9:44 am

    A guy just asked me recently what’s my type when it comes to dating men.  I wanted to answer honestly, but I didn’t know what to say.  Looking at my history, I’ve dated probably one of everything.  I’ve long thought I don’t really have a type.  But I think the whole type...

  • Sexual Taboos Split Persian Generations

    By Karmel Melamed

    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    Like many single Jews, Sharona Saghian met her husband on JDate, the Internet dating service aimed at Jewish singles. Although by doing so, the 28-year-old broke her community's old, venerated matchmaking traditions.

    Saghian is Persian and in her community most parents prefer to...

  • JDate Parties Offline

    By Michael Aushenker

    August 24, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Midway through JDate's first annual Tu B'Av get-together, Nurit Ze'evi, product manager of the Internet-based Jewish dating service, halted the music and Israeli folk dancing taking place. With marked enthusiasm, she turned to the audience of 50 and began to expound on the...