Jewster And Philanthropy

Jewster And Philanthropy

Your article on innovation in the Jewish dating scene, “Yenta 2.0” (Nov. 4) left out Jewster’s most attractive feature. A key element of the site is that it is also a platform for philanthropy. Members donate 20 percent of their subscription to one of a select group of Jewish organizations and ventures. In addition to matching singles with each other, Jewster helps build community by matching members with Jewish events and by crowd-sourcing financial support and new donors for Jewish organizations. Our
first three partners to receive money will be Hazon, PresenTense and Uri L’Tzedek, but like our members, Jewster is on the lookout for new relationships.

Director of Business Development

read more: