JDate.com is an online dating website for single Jewish men and women. JDate.com was founded in 1997 by Alon Carmel and Joe Shapira. This is considered a niche website because it caters to a special and common interest. The company is operated by Spark Networks, which is a global dating company. JDate.com is based in Germany, with an additional office in Lehi, UT. The website is available in English, German, Spanish, French, and Hebrew languages. In 2006, JDate.com won a Webby Award for Social Networking. According to a research company, ResearchNow, JDate.com is responsible for 52% of Jewish marriages that started online, making it one of the largest Jewish dating platforms of today. Some famous past members have included politicians and U.S. House Representatives, Steve Rothman and Brad Sherman.
It is easy to sign up for JDate.com. You can sign up by email, or with your Facebook account. You do not have to be Jewish to actually join the website. Once you have created an account, you will then be instructed to set up your profile with your information, photos, personal preferences, etc. You can mark your Jewish affiliation on your profile. The affiliations listed are Conservadox, Conservative, Hasidic, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform, and “Culturally Jewish”. You can also select the “Willing to Convert” option. JDate.com does not discriminate based on sexual preference, allowing members to seek heterosexual and homosexual relationships. Once your profile is connected, you can browse members, send messages, and connect with other people easily. There is an app available for users who have access to the Google Play and/or App Store.
Membership prices vary. The monthly plan is $36.99. There are 3-month, 6-month, and 6-month premium plans available, with the prices being $71.97, $119.94, and $131.94, respectively. The Premium plan includes more accessible features.
If you have found someone and would like to cancel JDate.com, simply follow the step-by-step instructions below.
- First Name
- Last Name
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Billing Address
- ZIP/Postal Code
- Reason for Cancellation
- Last 4 Digits of Card
- Date of Last Charge
- Amount of Last Charge
- Date of Birth
- Head over to https://support.jdate.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
- Scrolling down, find “Chat with us” and click it
- Put your info in the places provided
- Tell the representative that you’d like to cancel
- Help the representative locate your account by providing the info they ask for
- If you’re unsure, ask if you’re going to be charged again
- Ask the representative for a receipt, email, or confirmation number
- It’s important to keep the info about your cancellation, just in case!