In a related development, the Israeli media reported this month that residents of Pisgat Zeev, a large Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian neighbourhoods in East Jerusalem, had formed a vigilante-style patrol to stop Arab men from mixing with local Jewish girls.
Hostility to intimate relationships developing across Israels ethnic divide is shared by many Israeli Jews, who regard such behaviour as a threat to the states Jewishness.
It makes intuitive sense; as I’ve discussed in a past blog the population of Internet users in the Middle East has been growing rapidly, and will continue to do so.
As more and more people gain access to technology and to the internet, more and more will be likely to participate in these online dating sites.
Interestingly, a surprising 84% of participants report that they have met at least one person through the platform, a much larger user meeting percentage than many of the sites attest to here in America.
Since the states founding in 1948, analysts have noted, a series of legal and administrative measures have been taken by Israel to limit the possibilities of close links developing between Jewish and Arab citizens, the latter comprising a fifth of the population.
Middle-Eastern girls, whether they're dating within the Middle East or elsewhere in the world, must consider several key questions as they enter into the dating scene.
Consideration of these questions will enable a Middle-Eastern girl to make conscientious, personal and independent decisions on whom to date and how to date.
Dating online can give you courage to approach people you find attractive but might be too nervous to say anything to in person. East Enterprise single Middle Eastern women are waiting to meet you!
When you add potentially stifling culturally conservative viewpoints on top of the standard difficulties of dating, it can seem downright impossible.
But, will it looks the same as ours does here in America?