Not too long ago, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jews were largely invisible in American Jewish life.
Marriage equality wasn’t on anyone’s radar — certainly not on the radar of most synagogues and Jewish organizations — and there was not a single gay-straight alliance at a Jewish high school.
Seriously, check it out; numbers don’t lie: NOTE: We divided White into Jewish and non-Jewish for the purpose of this analysis. As you can see, Jewish and Asians are over-represented by ten times on CMB compared to the total US population.
This is largely due to the fact that we first started our service with a group of 200 young, urban professionals (our own friends!
With community organizing as a foundation, Keshet built a base of activists and leaders.
She grew up Modern Orthodox in Calgary, and went to High School in Toronto.
“It’s really difficult,” says Halpern, “You go on JSwipe, you swipe twice and you’re done.” Halpern is a gay woman who, fed up with limited dating app options, did what she and queer Jewish friends had been talking about for years: She made a site of her own.
As a coder, she was able to almost singlehandedly create Saw You At Stonewall.
Jewish dating for both men and women in their thirties and forties has never been more intimate and pressure-free.
This speed dating event brings together Jewish professionals from around the city who are single and ready to mingle.