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New York, NY – July 11th, 2006
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SAWYOUATSINAI PARTNERS WITH YESHIVA UNIVERSITY TO LAUNCH NEW DATING SITE - SYAS Continues it’s Goal to Connect Like-Minded Singles Through YUConnects.com
New York, NY – June 16, 2008 – SawYouAtSinai recently partnered with Yeshiva University
to launch the new dating site YUConnects.com. Sponsored by the Center for the Jewish
Future, the new site is open to all Yeshiva College, Stern College for Women, and
Sy Syms School of Business undergraduates and alumni.
YUConnects is a program which features activities and events designed to facilitate
meeting opportunities and networking. Partnering with online Jewish matchmaking
service SawYouAtSinai provides members of the YU community with the benefits of
SawYouAtSinai technology, the ability to have YU selected matchmakers known as “Connectors”,
and the capacity for YUConnects singles to be set-up with SawYouAtSinai singles.
“We are very excited about this new partnership” Danielle Solomon, Director of Marketing
at SawYouatSinai said. “We aim to provide the best medium for all types of Jewish
singles to meet… We are a community driven organization and the new site allows
us to really reach out to the YU community” she said. SawYouAtSinai is constantly
expanding its services to serve the entire Jewish community. To date, more than
600 people have met their matches through SawYouAtSinai.
The benefit of creating an insular site for the YU community is that it allows for
extra personalization. Singles can form a relationship with Connectors by going
to their homes for Shabbat, meeting with them one-on-one, or logging into their
profiles on the website.
To create the best possible matches, YUConnects will create opportunities for face-to-face
encounters between singles and with matchmakers. Connectors will be trained to facilitate
“It brings the YU and matchmaking communities together” said Brittney Ricklis, a
student at Yeshiva University, about the new alliance. “It makes sense since the
same goal – to further the Jewish future - unites the two organizations”. The goal
of the partnership, to enable singles to meet and form relationships in a comfortable
and healthy way, is a crucial first step in the Center for the Jewish Future’s mission
to build “strong and vibrant communities”.
The affiliation between SawYouAtSinai and YUConnects will go beyond the internet.
For the first time, YUConnects will be co-sponsoring this year’s SawYouAtSinai annual
Shabbos Nachamu weekend on August 15th – 17th. SawYouAtSinai boasts 14 successful
matches from previous weekends.
SawYouAtSinai was created in December 2003 to satisfy the need for a more private
and personalized approach to online Jewish dating. This Rabbinic-endorsed site uniquely
combines the power of technology, the accessibility of the internet, and the personal
touch of a matchmaker to serve its 25,000 members. SawYouAtSinai has over 300 experienced
matchmakers from diverse backgrounds, focusing on its members’ various age ranges,
religious levels, locations and personalities. With more than 600 members successfully
matched, SawYouAtSinai continues to benefit Conservative, Modern Orthodox and Yeshivish/Black
Hat singles from Jewish communities throughout the world.