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We once received a note from a guy whom explained that numerous Jews hate gentiles.

Interfaith Marriages

He knew this because their (Jewish) gf’s buddies and parents disapproved of him. We explained why these people failed to disapprove of him because he had been a Christian dating a Jew, which is another issue altogether because he was Christian; they disapproved of him.

Conventional Judaism will not permit marriages that are interfaith. The Torah states that the young young ones of these marriages will be lost to Judaism (Deut. 7:3-4), and experience has revealed the truth with this passage all too well. The 2000 National Jewish Population Survey unearthed that just a 3rd of interfaith couples raise kids Jewish, despite increasing efforts within the Reform and Conservative communities to welcome interfaith couples, and that statistic has not changed, in accordance with a 2017 report.

This could reflect the reality that Jews who intermarry are perhaps perhaps not profoundly devoted to their faith into the beginning: if one thing is very important for you, why can you marry a person who does not share it? Undoubtedly, the data reveal that intermarried Jews are overwhelmingly less inclined to be concerned in Jewish tasks: 85% of Jewish couples have or attend a Pesach seder, while just 41percent of intermarried Jews do; 66% of Jewish partners fast on Yom Kippur while just 26% of intermarried Jews do; 59% of Jewish partners are part of a synagogue while just 15% of intermarried Jews do. Continue reading