The Scoop: Some matchmakers are satisfied with staying local and maintaining a relatively small client base, but Devora Alouf isn’t one of those matchmakers. This dating expert has used modern technology to expand her reach nationwide and offer her matchmaking services and dating wisdom to people throughout North America. In 1996, Devora launched, the first Jewish dating site, and she began building a niche network of singles in the early days of the internet. She had no blueprint for success, yet her personalized approach to online dating won her the respect and trust of thousands of relationship-minded singles from all walks of life. Today, Devora owns and operates three free dating sites, including, a niche platform for Jewish singles with special needs. Altogether, Devora supports 100,000+ members who are seeking love and connection online.

Devora Alouf is a longstanding matchmaker with decades of experience under the belt. She launched the world’s first Jewish matchmaking site in 1996 and has since done all she can to help singles use the latest technology to create more love in their lives. Her premier dating site, JMatch, has connected thousands of Jewish singles throughout the US.

However, Devora is still intent on growing her influence and helping more people find love. Her dating site gives Jewish singles the opportunity to meet people — and she helps them take advantage of it and actually build those romantic connections. Today, she told us she often acts as a matchmaker via email.

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