They are not religious so I don’t understand why they are so adamant about this.
I have never dated a Jewish guy, because the guys I am attracted to simply are never Jewish.
If you do, then you should date only Jews, so that you will marry a Jew.
Lets face it: It’s much more common for mixed-faith families to gravitate toward the predominant culture (i.e.
I was the one who adamantly declared that I would never marry out.
Not because my parents were against it; they didn’t need to tell me because my traditional Jewish upbringing and day-school education were my safeguards.
So spend some time thinking about how important your Jewish identity is to you.
Do you envision a life in which you are conscious of your Judaism, maintain some Jewish tradition, and/or raise your children as Jews?
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.
Our son was bar mitzvahed and attended Hebrew school for five years.