Let’s say you dated and eventually married a woman who was not Jewish. ” (sigh) If they could leave me alone, life could be better. People have not looked at this the way they should: loving the person. Just remember that you can hate a religion, but love a person. They moved from Poland just before the Holocaust claimed their lives.
You had a child who is now entering school and you don’t know whether to enroll that child in public, Jewish-based, or another type of religious school. Sometimes difficult situations can be avoided years before they occur. Love is love, no matter whether you accept or deny it. My grandfather started a trucking company in New Jersey where my dad grew up until he was a teenager.
Everyone should have the opportunity to be with others. In fact, I don’t even know what they feel about the subject because my mother converted to Judaism before she met my dad.
The old saying can often hold true: “Opposites attract.” On the other hand, dating only Jews could have its advantages. It has nothing to do with how they look, how they talk, it just doesn’t! I encourage my friends to date outside their Judaism. Whether you let one thing affect another is your prerogative.However, I have been on “little” dates and, honestly, most have been with non-Jews.Dating is a way to get to know new people and experience new things. Most people who date outside their religion do it because they love their partner.My mother married an atheist, my aunt a Christian, and there have certainly been no special Jewish boys or girls in my own or any of my siblings’ lives.For the time being, I don’t foresee my siblings or myself with a Jewish counterpart.