Jewish and gentile dating
Rather, it is one the commandments G-d gave us at Mount Sinai.A Jew who marries a non-Jew transgresses a Torah prohibition.
I really have no answers here – just lots of questions!I am not Jewish, but would very much like to include several of the Jewish traditions in our wedding, to embrace her heritage as well.Dear [email protected], For Jews, “marrying within the faith” isn’t a cultural preference or prejudice.I’m willing to venture a guess that most of us are on JDate to find dates who are “J.” In other words, it’s probably important for most of us to meet other Jewish people to date and ultimately marry.I think this is a pretty reasonable goal and assumption; after all, that’s why JDate exists as a separate site from one of the big, all-encompassing options.So imagine the dismay of someone (let’s call her Sarah) who meets a nice young man on a Jewish site (let’s call him Dan) who turns out !
And he didn’t have one Jewish parent or some distant Jewish relatives, or heck, even Jewish friends – he was not even familiar with Judaism.
But I wasn't willing to break up with my boyfriend.
1899) which documents an event in Ukraine that the artist read about: a Jewish woman was attacked by members of her community for falling in love with a Christian convert.
Interfaith marriage in Judaism (also called mixed marriage or intermarriage) was historically looked upon with very strong disfavour by Jewish leaders, and it remains a controversial issue amongst them today.
In the Talmud, interfaith marriage is completely prohibited, although the definition of interfaith is not so simply expressed.
When it gradually became clear to Sarah that Dan wasn’t Jewish, Sarah asked why Dan would be on a Jewish dating site. It was just another way to meet girls – he just didn’t understand that Jews on the site were looking to meet each other, and he hadn’t realized that his presence might be deceitful.