“In a space like this, everyone feels like they’re part of a group and so everyone has their guard down.
It’s easier to meet and start a conversation,” he said. To meet an attractive woman.” Asked whether it’s important that she be Jewish, he laughed.
The most recent event — a dinner for 60 people — sold out, and coming up is a Purim party organized with Emanu-El and a weekend trip to Las Vegas at the end of February.
Though, at 25, I fall into the target age range for this event — and debatably am also a “cool Jew” — I’m not generally one who hangs out at straight clubs in San Francisco.
And I can’t remember the last time I’ve donned a neon wristband.
Despite all this, here I am, sipping an expensive cocktail amid a sea of young Jews schmoozing around a dance floor.
However, I come with questions: What is everyone doing here?