People have been trying to kill us for thousands of years.
We've managed to survive, and I want to be a part of that tradition.
I actually downloaded the app last summer and was embarrassed because none of my friends seemed to use it. Now it can't open on my phone due to what appears to be software incompatibility.
In my mother's most adorable and depressing comment on my dating life, she immediately offered to buy me a brand new i Phone for the sole purpose of letting me use JSwipe. I declined, but not because I didn't want to use JSwipe.
As one Jewish male friend once told me about his Ok Cupid filters, “I usually set it for only Jewish girls…except when I’m horny.” (Tinder and Ok Cupid are both owned by IAC, the parent company of Daily Beast.)JSwipe definitely gives off less of a hookup vibe than others.
Almost everyone I spoke to said they have used JSwipe because they are specifically not just looking for a booty call.
“Even people I spoke to a while back, it didn't get too steamy.
At least since the Shtetl days when East European Jews would visit their local shadchan (matchmaker) to pair up singles in suitable matches, the people of the book have been obsessed with matters of the heart – sort of.You could check off Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or the vague but sufficient “Just Jewish,” which I assumed meant “I need someone with a circumcised penis who read at least one line of Hebrew around his 13th birthday.”There is also “other” and “willing to convert” (more on those categories later).In addition, there was even a spot to mark whether you were kosher, which is actually a big deal if you really like bacon or, like me, expend too much energy attempting to resist it.There are no Woody Allen-style stuttering neurotic attempts to lay out complicated religious philosophy or existential questions about the existence of God; here were quick yes-and-no markers to the Jewish lifestyle practices that could make or break a relationship.Unfortunately, yours truly couldn't get in on the fun.