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Who Y’gonna Marry? The Line Between Racism and Tribalism

Misha was reading an Israeli article on-line about what a problem racism is in Israel. I happened to have much first-hand experience on this issue and have no intention of contesting this statement. What I found interesting about it was that apparently, it was making a similar point to what I was making earlier, but… Continue reading Who Y’gonna Marry? The Line Between Racism and Tribalism

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Didn’t Your Non-Jewish Parent Have Problems With Your Being Raised Jewish?

A common question I (and other kids of intermarriages) get asked is: “How did your non-Jewish parent feel about your being raised Jewish? Didn’t s/he object?” Hmmm, interesting… So, the assumption here might be that the non-Jewish spouse will be hostile (or even have an anti-Semitic slant) towards Jews, Judaism, or Jewish ‘culture’ and still… Continue reading Didn’t Your Non-Jewish Parent Have Problems With Your Being Raised Jewish?