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Whether you’re Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, Conservative, or simply culturally Jewish, these sites will help singles within every movement of the faith find the Jew Boo of their dreams (and get their Bubbe off their back). At Match.com, you’ll meet more Jewish singles in one community than anywhere else — whether it’s another dating site or even somewhere else in the world.The site has more than 30 million users (1.7 million of those being paid members) and gets over 13.5 million visits a month.However, in two days time I will taking a significant step in the dating process by leaving the popular dating site Saw You At Sinai (SYAS) as a paying customer.For those unfamiliar, SYAS is essentially an online implementation of the blind shidduch / matchmaking dating system.The obvious limitation is that a user’s options are entirely dependant on the judgement of the matchmaker.
As pathetic as these numbers are, they don’t even tell the full story.Users create profiles, but instead of searching for other singles users choose matchmakers who do the searching and suggesting for them.Some prefer this method to avoid being contacted directly by creeps, having a reliable person vet out the weirdos, or less cynically prefer to have a mutual acquaintance look out for the interests of both parties.Human matchmakers then make the actual matches within those groups.
Though dating only Jews can be limiting for queer Jews – “it’s not that big of a pool,” says Halpern – a shared religious background can be a big factor in understanding a romantic partner.“There’s tons of dating sites but there’s nothing specific to being Jewish and queer,” said Joanna Halpern, an undergraduate student at Mc Gill University who identifies as a Jewish lesbian. Unlike other dating apps, it has all the perfect questions for being Jewish and all the specific questions for being queer that other websites would be lacking.” The site name plays off of Saw You At Sinai, one of the most popular Jewish matchmaking websites for Jewish singles.“Stonewall” references the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar and historic landmark in Greenwich Village where the 1969 riots that launched the gay rights movement took place.In the SYAS system, a matchmaker suggests a match which is then sent to either the man first, the women first, or both simultaneously (to avoid deadlocks the women make this decision in their preferences).