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A Jewier JDate

New match-making site aims to cut out the riff-raff

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Though many Jewish singles swear by JDate, the Website has become notorious for proliferating numbers of Gentile members trolling for a mate more Semitic than themselves (and who can blame them?). Which is all well and good for some. But those Jews interested solely in dating within the faith now have JSoul, a new social-networking site with a match-making angle. JSoul “was designed to address the most important needs of a wide variety of Jews—built by Jewish people for Jewish people.” “For Jewish people” isn’t italicized, but perhaps it should be. Anyway, doing both JDate and JSoul is the new playing the field.

JSoul Online Jewish Dating Pre-Launch

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JSoul looks pretty cool and I like the design. Who needs to pay $40 a month?


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A Jewier JDate

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