Speed dating rabbi
By short period of time, we mean a couple of minutes.
After a couple of minutes, the speed dater will carry on to a new partner.
The concept has expanded to such far reaches that it is safe to assume most major cities of modern countries have a speed dating service available.
If you are interested in speed dating, there might be slim to no need at all for you to have to commute to the even location.
Of course, speed dating has taken multiple routes since then and is no longer just a Jewish thing. Speed dating happens under the format of an event which people attend.
At this event, they literally sit at a table with strangers and move to a new person every so often, keeping a mental note of who they want to see again at the end of the evening.
The cost is reasonable, ranging from – for an evening where you’re guaranteed to meet 15 or more singles who want to meet you. If you’ve signed up in advance, which is usually the case, show up.
In the aftermath of the event, If two people wish to see each other again, the event organizer will facilitate that and provide contact information from both sides. Speed dating can be of many different types, depending on what the event organizer is looking to facilitate.
While are more generalized and just focused on bringing men and women (or men and men/ women and women) together, some are themed and only cater to attendees that fall under the event theme’s guidelines.
Our research tells us that a Los Angeles Rabbi called Yaacov Deyo invented speed dating in the late nineties as a way for young Jewish singles to meet and find a partner.
Rabbi Deyo is a director Aish Ha Torah - a Jewish resource group based in Los Angeles with a network of branches around the world.