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Our Review

JDate is one of the largest online dating site designed and catered for Jewish singles created in 1997 with current members of 200,000 and more. It is also one of the oldest dating app developed by Spark Networks headquartered at Los Angeles, California. You don't have to be Jewish to join, but this is ideal only if you're looking for Jewish partners. In 2011, a survey was commissioned and found that JDate is responsible for 52% of successful Jewish marriages that began online.

Member Structure

Members
240,000 from USA
Members activity
180,000 active weekly
Gender Proportion
43 %
57 %
  • Site is visited by 180,000 people every month
  • Majority of active members are female aged 35-49 years old

Although the service is offered for both male and female Jewish singles, there is a significantly higher number for women than that of men. The safety and authenticity of the site and the higher possibilities of finding a potential match is a trigger for the female market thus the higher numbers.

Females
Males

Age Distribution

  • 18-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45-54
  • 55+

Signing Up

Jdate Registration
  • Registration is free, easy and fast
  • Users will only be required to fill up basic questions upon signing up
  • Additional questions will then be required like height, education, profession
  • The more open you are in sharing your information, the more matches you will get
  • Uploading a profile picture on the site will take time for the administrator to approve

Signing up with JDates is fast, free and easy. It will only take you about 2-3 minutes to complete the steps in signing up. The more open you are in sharing your personal details, the more chances you get to finding a perfect match. Moreover, the more pictures you upload will also get up to 10x more views from other members. 

Making Contact

Jdate Search
  • Members can search for other members for free
  • Only paid members are able to connect with potential partners
  • Email features are only allowed for paid members
  • There is a chatroom
  • Free users can only Like profiles they're interested in

Contacting members through this dating site poses a challenge if you do not intend to subscribe for a paid plan. There are respective costs depending on the plan you select but once you have purchased a plan, you can chat and email other members easily. 

Profile Quality

member profile
  • Profiles of other members can be searched for free through a search filter indicating gender, age, and location
  • Photos of members can also be viewed for free as long as it is approved by the site administrator
  • Creation of fake profiles is not possible because of the site's strict safety guidelines
  • Once fake profiles are detected, user account automatically gets suspended
  • More photos and information means that your profile gets noticed more
  • The profiles are quite detailed
  • The profile information can be changed later
  • Profile pictures are visible to everyone for free

The profiles of each and every member on the site are reviewed thoroughly to ensure the safety of the members. Their customer support also takes action to complaints of serious actions like harassment from fake or fraudulent profiles. There are also online safety dating tips available for the members' reference. 

App

App
  • The app is available for download both iOS and Android
  • Navigation through the app doesn't require too much tapping nor swiping

The JDate app is designed well and stylish as well as easy to use for members. It makes browsing for dates very pleasant with its cool and catchy interface. The profile section is also well highlighted for the viewing pleasure of every member on the site. Despite having limited features for free members, other features like matchmaking does its job and makes it easy and convenient for members to find their potential partners. 

Real Life Review

For anyone who's looking for a serious relationship with a Jewish partner, JDate is for you! Although the downside of the app is that you have to spend a lot to be able to connect with potential matches, but the results are great! You can search easily depending on your preferences in age, location and can even view every members profiles to know if they are suited for you. Their chat and email functions work great when you become a paid member and you won't need to worry about spams and fake profiles. 

- Female Primary School Teacher (29)

Design and Usability

JDate is designed well and stylish as well as easy to use for members. It makes browsing for dates very pleasant with its cool and catchy interface. The profile section is also well highlighted for the viewing pleasure of every member on the site. Despite having limited features for free members, other features like matchmaking does its job and makes it easy and convenient for members to find their potential partners. 

Jdate Costs and Prices

Free Services
  • Registration and Profile Creation
  • Browsing and member search
Fee based Services
  • Unlimited messaging with members
  • Member spotlight
  • Profile gets highlighted
  • Notifies when messages have been read
Duration / Credits / CoinsCosts per monthTotal
VIP Membership
1 Month59.99 $ / Month59.99 $
3 Months44.99 $ / Month134.97 $
6 Months29.99 $ / Month179.94 $

Is Jdate expensive or cheap?

In comparison to other providers Jdate is expensive.

Jdate Pricing
Payment Options
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Via Mobile Phone

Special Features

Although JDate appears to be a serious type of dating site aimied at real dating, there are still some features that lets you enjoy the app to make the dating experience fun and cool!

Secret Admirer

One of JDates fun features, this is where users can mark a profile of a person they like and JDate will help that user find out if the other person feels the same way. There is a Secret Admirer section in the site for every member where profiles will be suggested to them. If you are interested in that person, you can mark a heart, a wavy line to be asked later and an ex if no. The preferences for this feature can be edited based on location and age range. 

Kibitz Corner

This is an additional feature on JDate where users can answer daily questions and see what others have also answered. This is for the purpose of starting great conversations between potential matches.

JDate events

JDate also offers offline events for members to be able to meet up in person usually in a relaxed group setting

JLife

JLife is JDate's onsite magazine that offers dating advice and tips and success stories from couples of Jewish marriages that had blossomed online

Our rating

Signing Up: 4.0 / 5
Making Contact: 2.5 / 5
Profile Quality: 4.0 / 5
App: 4.0 / 5
Real Life Review: 3.0 / 5

Editors Conclusion

Chris Pleines
JDate is a fun and engaging site to use. This is because of the icons, appealing extra features and services as well the use of the flexible member search. An open internet ratings service known as Quantcast have indicated that a ratio of one woman to two men are visiting JDate. Around 58% of these members are found to have an income of $60,000 and that 65% are 35 years old and over. Sign up for free and check it out. 

FAQ

Facts

What is JDate?

JDate is a premier dating site intended for Jewish men and women to look for other Jewish singles. 

When was JDate developed?

It was developed in 1997 by Spark Networks USA, which is headquartered in Los Angeles, California

Usability

How does JDate work?

JDate helps Jewish single men and women look for potential partners through matches based on their preferences on the profiles

How do I register with JDate?

You can register on the website or through the app which is available at the Apple store and Google Play for your smartphone. 

How do I edit my profile?

To edit your profile, just click on the profile thumbnail at the top right of the page, click on MY PROFILE and then click the EDIT PROFILE button after which all changes will be automatically saved.

How do I use the chat feature on JDate?

You will need to avail of the paid plans depending on your preference. Only paid members can use the chat feature and connect with other members. 

Why isn't my photo showing when I upload them?

As soon as you upload your photos, an "Awaiting Approval" will be shown at the right side of each image. Our administrators will screen every photo uploaded to ensure the safety and quality of the profiles. Even though we try to get your photo submissions through quickly,please allow 24-48 hours for approval. 

Is JDate safe?

JDate ensures the safety of their members by reviewing the profiles and pictures that they upload on their pages. However, if there are any suspicious activity, you can contact our customer support who are available to help seven days a week. 

Costs

Is JDate free?

Registering and creating your profile is free for JDate but should you wish to connect with other members, you need to avail the paid plans. 

How do I manage my subscription when I purchase through iTunes?

Once you have purchased your plan, only you have the authority to manage your subscription, stop auto-renewal or issue refunds through the settings on iTunes. 

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Infos

Company:Spark Network
E-Mail:support@jdate.com
Phone-Hotline:1-877-453-3861
Adress:11150 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 600 | Los Angeles, CA 90025