“We don’t want them to do anything behind anybody’s back,” she said.
Some 150 matches have been authorized by The JMom profilees, but no one knows if any have resulted in marriages.
Some people are very assertive with their children in this area, but I’m not that way.
It’s just that it’s very difficult to meet people, so it’s nice to have someone involved who has a different perspective.” The JMom, which was launched early this year, has about 1,000 parent members.
The children involved are mostly in their 20s and 30s, but they range in age from late teens to early 60s.
“As Annie learned, moms sometimes do know best.” The website is the brainchild of Chicagobased siblings Brad and Danielle Weisberg (ages 30 and 27, respectively), whose mother, Barbara, was their inspiration for her dogged efforts to try to set them up with the right person.Alas, both are still single – but Barbara’s search goes on.“That’s all she thinks about,” Brad said with a chuckle.WASHINGTON – Loren Rosenzweig earned a coveted spot in the pantheon of uber-Jewish motherhood by surreptitiously enlisting the help of a military chaplain – in Iraq, no less – to find a husband for her unsuspecting and initially mortified 25-yearold daughter, Annie.Reflecting on the recent episode, the newly married Annie, who lives with her husband in the trendy Dupont Circle neighborhood in Washington, expressed conflicted feelings.If the two groups of parents agree that a match may be in the offing, they each press a button that sends the profiles to their respective kids, thus setting the stage for personal contact between the profilees themselves.