Dating jewish men
Brandeis University researcher Sylvia Barack Fishman discovered that fully half of the intermarried couples that are “raising their children as Jews” hold Christmas and Easter celebrations in their homes!Psychologists report that many "dual-religion" children express a great deal of anger at their parents for putting them in the middle of an issue that the parents themselves could not resolve.' We're supposed to be celebrating the birth of our child – and instead we we're having a terrible fight!He finally agreed to the Bris, but said, 'I'm sure you'll understand when I take the baby to be baptized.' I was shocked.One set of grandparents has a Christmas Tree, the other a Chanukah menorah.It's very confusing for a young person trying to forge an identity in an already-complex world. They need to have a solid, unambiguous identity which gives them a place in the world.
There's a video put out by the Reform Movement of America, a real-life documentary depicting a series of group therapy sessions for intermarried couples, designed to help them deal with the unique issues of intermarriage.Our son was bar mitzvahed and attended Hebrew school for five years.His friends were all Jewish as he grew up, and he attended March of the Living.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.
They need a spiritual tradition through which to experience lifecycle events, and to have a community where they feel at home.