Article Archive

Interdating

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  • Dating On Faith

    By Brianne Kruger Nadeau

    I'm terrified of being the primary one responsible for the Jewish upbringing of my children, especially because I'm not sure I have the knowledge or stamina to make it work without a Jewish partner.

    Date: 07-16-2013
  • I'm Catholic and She's Jewish, Yet I'm Optimistic about Our Future

    By Joseph Smith

    Personal narrative about an interdating Jewish-Catholic couple for whom religion is a minor issue, but one that sometimes rears its ugly head.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Communicating Across the Cultural Divide(s)

    By Alex Goldfein

    Personal narrative from a Jewish man who has had to grapple with the cultural differences in relationships with a Lutheran, a Korean and an Indian Hindu.

    Date: 07-08-2013
  • Can I Trust That My Interfaith Partner Will Really Raise the Kids Jewish?

    By Rabbi Julie Greenberg

    Professional advice by a rabbi about how the twenties are both the time of greatest exploration and instability religiously, and the "peak years for mating".

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • Working Out Interfaith Issues before Marriage

    By Staci Kennedy

    Personal narrative about how two close friends wanted to start a romantic relationship, but the Jewish partner first had to make sure her atheist friend knew that she intended to have a Jewish wedding and raise Jewish children.

    Date: 08-15-2006
  • Interdating and Our Families

    By Michael Heafitz

    Personal narrative from an interdating Jewish man describing the holiday traditions of his and his girlfriends’ families, and their parents’ initial discomfort with including someone of another faith in these observances.

    Date: 08-15-2006
  • The Ocean Between Us

    By Jake Miller

    Personal narrative from†a gay man whose longterm relationship with one man ended partly due to religious differences and who now wonders whether if he has a bashert, if that bashert is definitely Jewish.

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life: The Only Starfish

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative by Jew-by-choice about her boyfriend’s break up with her because, even though she planned to convert, in his mind she would never be really Jewish.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Talking to Morgan

    By Ronnie Caplane

    Personal narrative by an intermarried woman about what she says to her daughter about interdating:  It would be much easier to marry a Jew, and it is essential to discuss religion early on when interdating. 

    Date: 08-15-2006
  • The Piece That Remains

    By Lia Del Sesto

    Personal narrative from a Catholic woman who fondly remembers her Jewish ex-boyfriend who broke up with her to sort out his feelings about marrying outside of the faith.

    Date: 02-09-2007

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