In the past, it was harder to break-up because often you and your spouse were in the same circle of friends, or at work or in the neighborhood.
Now, if it doesn’t work out, it is easier to cut-off because you don’t have to see them,” Zahavi-London says.
“Dating sites have taken the place of the matchmaker with one exception,” Zahavi-London tells The Media Line.
“In the past it was uncomfortable to admit one needed the services of a matchmaker and it was usually done clandestinely.
Almog, believes, it’s uniquely harder and harder to actually meet in Israel, regardless of the dating clubs.
And now, so many singles don’t have the right place and they don’t want to host someone in their apartment -- why should they?
They usually offer everything from hikes, to dance parties, bus tours, communal singing, folk dancing and even bowling events.
But in reality, these events are very often attended by many more women than men; sometimes up to 80% are women.
Today, belonging to a dating service is very legitimate.”Zahavi-London manages a dating site called “Shakuf B’Tzafon,” in northern Israel.
She maintains that the Internet significantly widens the number of potential partners over the traditional ways of hooking up.