Keep in mind, they will also find it very easy to break up with you the moment they feel like it, without much explaining or preparing.
Although official figures have never been released, Tinder management has hinted at high usage rates among Israelis.
However, Tinder in Israel isn’t only used to find ‘hook-ups’, but also to really get to know people.
Israeli men and women are flirty, particularly in Tel Aviv.
An Israeli woman you meet at a bar can spend the night heavily flirting with you but refuse to give out her number (usually going for: ‘I have a boyfriend’), while an Israeli man can spend the evening flirting with random women just to search for an easy hookup.
You would be surprised at the number of married couples around Israel who have met on Tinder.
As expected, there has to be a “Jewish” (or ‘kosher’) version of Tinder.
Don’t be alarmed if your date picks you up at 10 pm – that is a very normal time for Tel Avivians to go out for a drink. In some of the city’s best nightclubs, there’s nothing to do before 1 am. You will rarely stumble upon an Israeli who doesn’t use the chatting app and it is definitely the most casual and common way to start chatting with someone you’ve just met.
Talking on the phone, however last decade it may be, is always a preferred way to approach someone you want to show you are serious about. Speak with an English, American, French or Spanish accent and you will never have that awkward silence moment we all dread.
It was one of the world’s first GPS-based social mobile applications, and made its debut in 2012.
Tel Aviv — a city full of young, single, and daring people — was quick to join the trend.
Often misjudged as rudeness, Israelis’ direct approach towards dating and life in general, can actually make the whole process much easier; however it does take some getting used to, no doubt about that.