Jewish singles can use virtually all the features of the dating service, at no cost, for fourteen days.
Start by creating your dating profile and then you can begin communicating with other Jewish singles via messaging and winks.
And yet, regardless of what Russell thinks about his site or his own intentions, there’s no denying that dating is racially motivated — and online dating, demonstrably so.
Data from Ok Cupid, the most transparent of the mainstream dating sites, has repeatedly shown a sitewide bias against people of colour.
“I knew there was some potential for backlash, but I’m not going to dodge it,” he said.
At Catholic Singles, we foster deeper relationships because we focus on your interests and activities, not just your picture.
(“Every kind of way you can measure their success on a site — how people rate them, how often they reply to their messages, how many messages they get — that’s all reduced,” the site’s data scientist once told NPR.) Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has also found that “racial segregation in romantic networks” is not only “robust,” but “ubiquitous.” I ask Russell if he’s at all aware or concerned that white people already had the upper hand in online dating.
With our thorough questionnaires, in-depth profiles and personal attention paid to each client, we believe this combination provides a perspective that allows us to evaluate and then match each client.
When your free trial is up, you make the decision to continue on with a paid membership or not.
One of the advantages of using a Jewish dating service like Jewish is that everyone on the site is from the same culture as you.
Although that billboard depicts a smiling white couple, Russell insists that anyone over 18 may join, regardless of race or ethnicity.
(“If you’re a black man who prefers to date white women, this might be a good option,” he said — presuming you can get over the object of your affection’s stated racial preferences.) It costs a month to message other members, and the site’s terms of service specifically prohibit messages that “promote racism, bigotry, [or] hatred.” “The site is not racially motivated in any way,” Russell stressed.
Thus, singles on Jewish share the values that you hold dear.