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Individuals do not have to be Jewish in order to join JDate.Members can mark their Jewish affiliation on their profile or select options like “Willing to Convert,” “Not Sure if Willing to Convert,” and “Not Willing to Convert.” While JDate is oriented towards the Jewish population, it has also attracted those seeking Jewish mates.JDate's blog, JLife, focuses on dating advice, Jewish traditions and pop culture.Success stories from couples who met on JDate are also published on JLife. Previously based in Beverly Hills, California, Spark Networks is now based in Los Angeles, California with additional offices in Lehi, Utah and Hertzelia Pituach, Israel.Women are much more likely than men to have experienced uncomfortable contact via online dating sites or apps: some 42% of female online daters have experienced this type of contact at one point or another, compared with 17% of men.Paid dating sites, and sites for people who are seeking partners with specific characteristics are popular with relatively large numbers of online daters: Organized outings are much less common, as just 4% of online daters have attended a group outing or other physical event organized by an online dating site.
And more seriously, 28% of online daters have been contacted by someone through an online dating site or app in a way that made them feel harassed or uncomfortable.
Some 42% of Americans know someone who has used online dating, up from 31% in 2005.
And 29% of Americans now know someone who met a spouse or other long-term partner through online dating, up from just 15% in 2005.
The reasons cited often have to do with perceived cultural traits, whether stereotypical or true: "nice" or wealthy Jewish men who treat women well; take-charge, and independent Jewish women who hold on to tradition.
While many JDate members respond in kind, others view the phenomenon as an intrusion that defeats the purpose of the site.