Start Dating an orthodox jewish man

Dating an orthodox jewish man

We raised our children in a home that observed all the major Jewish holidays.

That's simply the default choice in our predominantly non-Jewish society.) But imagine if the child becomes a committed Jew or Christian. If he becomes a believing Christian, he'll think the Jewish parent is going to hell for denying the faith!

And if he turns to Judaism, he'll regard him as a traitor for having intermarried! People who do not profess a belief in any particular religion often turn back to religion later in life.

He is the last Jewish male in our family, since my one and only cousin is a female and I am an only child.

If he has no Jewish sons, then our family line will die.

Read on for an inside perspective on Jewish dating in America.

By Ellen Baskin Being Jewish in America means different things to different people in different places.

Brandeis University researcher Sylvia Barack Fishman discovered that fully half of the intermarried couples that are “raising their children as Jews” hold Christmas and Easter celebrations in their homes!