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We have to adapt.”Israelis use the Hebrew term Panu’i or “seeking” to describe that growing chunk of the population looking for a relationship around which an industry has been built.According to those in the business, Panu’i is anyone over the age of 24 who is officially either divorced, widowed or has never been married and is looking for a partner.“Women come to the parties in packs, not alone, whereas a man will come alone,” she explains. They had fun and will come back hoping to meet someone the next time.”Eviatar Ronen, a divorced 49-year-old events organizer with boyish, charming looks, says he finds Internet dating the best way to meet women.“Men are less social and less engaged and aren't embarrassed to come alone. If they come to an event and don’t find someone to go home with they won’t come back. However, while he says he has enjoyed it, he suggests that it risks creating a culture of “alienation” from the more challenging real world. There are lots of choices and if you don’t like it…They are saying to themselves that they live only once and they don’t give a damn and they deserve to enjoy life.”Zahavi-London says that people seeking a partner are not necessarily interested in getting remarried but are mainly looking for a partner to take them out of their loneliness.The “seekers” population in Israel is growing and not just because more and more people are divorcing, but because, as Prof.In the past, it was harder to break-up because often you and your spouse were in the same circle of friends, or at work or in the neighborhood.
“Perhaps it is temporary misery – a transition stage on the way to a society with new game rules.”According to the statistics, in 1971 the chance of a 35-year-old woman in Israel being unmarried was 1 in 40.It drops to 35% between the ages of 40-44, and to 31% for the 45-49 age bracket.As late as 1980, the Central Bureau of Statistics didn’t even list “divorced” as a category for family status; offering only “single” or “not single.” This drives home the fact that at that time, divorce was still on the margins.Today, at least one in four women of that age is unattached. Reflecting trends in the West, Israel is also witnessing a sharp rise in the divorce rate. Oz Almog, a sociologist from the Israel Studies Department at Haifa University, told The Media Line.“A few years ago being divorced was a disgrace, shameful. Now, in America, one out of every two couples is divorced. “Having a lasting marriage is becoming abnormal, and that’s no joke.