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The popular Orthodox Jewish dating service, Frumster, will change its name to JWed, according to JWed CEO and primary majority owner, Ben Rabizadeh.The ongoing name change will be complete in the next few weeks.“I was a friend of a friend of the person who started it.

The group was was founded last summer by layman Jerry Bressler of Fremont, Calif., and curated by a small group of elders and ministers drawn from all over the U. The group requires not only church membership but also a positive reference from the applicant’s pastor.

Bressler, 34, makes no secret of the fact that he is looking for love. Many smaller congregations seem to have too many single men or too many single women.

Now, the 35-year-old business entrepreneur is himself married.

The online dating service Frumster began in December 2001, “my current management team bought it on September 4, 2003.” said Mr. It was launched as an Orthodox dating site by “disenfranchised Jdate users” who did not feel that it was a good environment for them.

“Two years after taking it over, we started getting a tremendous amount of non-Orthodox users taking over the site.” he said. Rabizadeh said in an interview that the site’s management began getting [many] complaints by users [saying] you have thousands and thousands of users calling themselves Orthodox just so they can get on the site [and get a date].” he told .