The initiative was created to respond to the number of Jews who are marrying non-Jews not because they aren’t interested in marrying within the faith, but because they couldn’t find suitable Jewish partners.
JToronto was created as a counterpart to JMontreal, which was started by Rabbi Yisroel Bernath, director of Chabad of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.
Let My People has been the grandest one of all, packing 'em in 3,000 strong, including Jewish jet-setters from London, Toronto, and Sydney.
This year, they'll break in Chelsea's newest venue, Avalon, the new incarnation of the famed Limelight, oddly enough in an old Episcopal church.
Each Jewish matchmaker gets to know you & your dating criteria, & is available to give advice throughout.
JMontreal's unique Jewish matchmaking process has helped thousands of singles of all ages & backgrounds to find their Jewish soulmate.
Despite the connection to rabbis, these sites aren’t targeting observant Jews. Instead, the service partners with secular community organizations such as Jewish Urban Meeting Place (JUMP) and Hillel.
JToronto gives them a discreet way to search, he said, since only the matchmakers can see the pool of participants.
Jewish singles of different religious levels & locations have had success using the personalized touch of the JMontreal system.
JMontreal runs a number of Jewish dating events throughout the year, enabling Jewish singles ot meet each other directly. Many engagements have resulted due to both their participation during the event aswell as post event follow up.
MJS began in 2005 by a group of married women who simply wanted to help the Montreal Jewish community.
All the organizers are volunteers, and although the group is non profit, a cover charge may apply in order to cover the cost of an event.