She maintains that the Internet significantly widens the number of potential partners over the traditional ways of hooking up.
The economic crisis has direct security implications for Israel.
“If you are in a bar or any real analogue social situation and someone comes up and talks to you, you might not be that interested in talking to them at first but you know, someone can have another chance.
Whereas, if someone passes over you on an Internet site, there is nothing you can do,” she tells The Media Line.
Now, if it doesn’t work out, it is easier to cut-off because you don’t have to see them,” Zahavi-London says.
Ronen says that “seekers” who are put off by the blatant dating clubs and sites use other, more subtle activities to meet partners.