It’s about connecting people for love, friendship, travel, or whatever they seek.JSwipe’s users are a serious community, and we’ve already had engagements and marriages of people who met using it,” he said.
JSwipe user Rachel (not her real name), 29 and living in Boston, told The Times of Israel that she refuses to use Jewish dating sites that require membership fees, such as JDate (which charges $40 for a one-month subscription).
“I’ve had much more success meeting Jews by using a search filter for Jewish profiles on Ok Cupid, a well-run, modern, and free dating site,” she said. Yarus, who also does social media marketing for Taglit-Birthright Israel, has a personal stake in JSwipe’s mission. “Being Jewish is central to my life, including professionally.
I had a relationship with one of them for over a year.
We have shared wonderful moments, we spent nights and even weekends together…
The team’s engineers have been working out technical bugs on both the IOS and Android versions of the app that some users have encountered so that “swiping someone off their feet,” as Yarus put it, will become technologically smoother.