By Ellen Baskin Being Jewish in America means different things to different people in different places.
Jewishness is often felt as an identification with an ethnic and cultural group as much as with a religious faith.
Actually, the "secular" calendar has experienced many difficulties in trying to properly "align itself with the stars." Back in 46 BCE, the calendar had become hopelessly confused.
Julius Caesar was forced to abandon the previous lunar system, replacing it with a tropical year of 365.25 days.
Many Jewish singles that are looking for a mate of either sex (whether woman, man, girl, or boy), or just a date, look online on the web at the many Jewish dating sites, Jewish matchmaking services, or free Jewish dating service websites that exist on the web online.
In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII proclaimed that 10 days should be skipped in order to bring the calendar back into line.Other sites act more as matchmaker services and agencies, where people fill out a comprehensive form about themselves which is then looked at by people who work for the service, who then in turn try to match with another member based on the two members' interests and other information.After making a match these services and the people involved hope to have a Jewish wedding, with a Jewish wedding ring.At the same time, I have to admit that I have not dated Israeli girls, I have only dated Jewish girls living in the Diaspora (i.e. I DO have a bunch of Israeli friends though (both guys and girls), and so I have a very good idea of what they are like.Israeli girls are more direct and straightforward than other Jewish girls (and maybe a little more mature and grounded).