Jewish men dating non jewish woman
I loved my father dearly, respected his convictions even when we didn't always agree, and ascribed great importance to his opinions.But I wasn't willing to break up with my boyfriend.It is the most deeply-engrained cultural difference between Jews and non-Jews.There's a video put out by the Reform Movement of America, a real-life documentary depicting a series of group therapy sessions for intermarried couples, designed to help them deal with the unique issues of intermarriage. For millennia, Jewish men and women have treated gentile women like the half-bird, half-women Sirens of Greek mythology: beautiful, seductive creatures that have the power to draw the ship of community onto the rocks of assimilation. Boy, have we got shiksa, non-Jewish woman, problems.
If he has no Jewish sons, then our family line will die.But not every interfaith marriage is a threat to Jewish continuity.My wife, who is a rabbi, generally does not officiate at interfaith weddings.Now he has a non-Jewish girlfriend and they are getting serious. The best solution is to raise serious doubts that this will work long-term.
He has the support of all her friends who are not Jewish. My wife says that if we are not careful we will lose him as a son, and that I should go easy on my remarks and actions. Some ideas: 1) Get them to discuss the topic of Jesus.
However, unlike the mythic Sirens, gentile women are human beings who live and work among us.