Article Archive

Interdating

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  • Is My Prom Date Kosher?

    By Gabrielle Birkner

    Article about debate within day schools about allowing students to bring non-Jewish dates to their proms.

    Date: 08-21-2007
  • Looking for Mr. Goodstein: When Gentile Singles Seek Jewish Mates

    By Lisa Scherzer

    Reprinted news article from The Forward about JDate, an online Jewish dating service, and whether non-Jews who are interested in meeting Jews should be welcomed to register and participate.

    Date: 08-21-2007
  • A Family, Not a Statistic

    By Neal Cohen

    Personal narrative by a Jewish man who is engaged to a Christian woman about how "the strength of a relationship cannot be measured by how deep or shallow those differences are, but how they’re dealt with."

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Wading in the Dating Pool

    By Joelle Asaro Berman

    Personal narrative about child of interfaith parents who thinks interdating is important as a way for Jews to learn about other religions and for others to learn about Jewish traditions.  Still, she plans to marry someone who will help h

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • The Family Business

    By Zack Kushner

    Personal narrative from the son of a rabbi, who made no distinction in the religions of the women he’s dated--despite what other people thought.

    Date: 02-12-2007
  • Who Needs Conflict?

    By Jason Feifer

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man who’s dated his non-Jewish girlfriend for seven years--and they still haven’t fought.

    Date: 04-26-2007
  • A Choice

    By Rabbi Julie Greenberg

    Professional view by a rabbi about a couple in an interfaith support group she counsels, and the choice they face since each wants to raise children in his/her religion.

    Date: 08-21-2007
  • Who She Was

    By Samuel G. Freedman

    Personal narrative about a man’s mother, who had wanted to intermarry when she was young, but gave in to her mother’s strong opposition and married a Jew.

    Date: 08-21-2007
  • Growing Up Orthodox and Coming to Terms with Interfaith Dating

    By Yoni Samlan

    Personal narrative from an Orthodox-raised college student describing how he and his friends are reacting to and trying to sort out their own convictions about interfaith dating at college.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • When We First Discover Our Religious and Cultural Differences

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from a Protestant man married to a Jewish woman remembering how they first met as freshmen at college.

    Date: 08-24-2006

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