I’m just a nice Jewish girl looking for a nice Jewish guy. My mother wouldn’t murder me were I to ‘marry out’ but her heart would be so decimated by the nuclear bombdrop of a wedding planned without kosher catering that I’d probably wind up shooting myself in the face anyway.It would be ideal were I to bump into world renowned hot Jewish funny man Jason Segel outside a bagel shop at midnight (How in the Jewish dating laws of probability is Jason Segel single btw? We’d end up at a better bagel shop the next morning, for breakfast. I have, however, accepted that I’m never going to haphazardly stumble upon my perfect single Samson in the city, ask him in our opening five-minute meet-cute if he’s Jewish, receive an affirmative response, immediately recover from that line of curveball questioning by not appearing remotely desperate, while also pocket-texting my mum ‘CAN YOU PLEASE KEEP THE KOSHER CATERER ON STAND-BY? Second, I am plagued by the concept of ‘Jewish guilt’ which results from several thousand years’ worth of ancestral hardship to keep Judaic culture alive, dating all the way back to the parting of the Red Sea.A majority of the Jews--as well as a good number of the Catholics--in the United States are descendants of European immigrants who came to the United States in the early part of the 20th Century."Socioeconomically, the groups were identical, even a few years down the line," he says."My grandparents lived in a neighborhood where you spoke Yiddish or Italian.
My advice and tips below apply to both Israeli girls and non-Israeli Jewish girls. Religion Landscape Survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, 39% of intermarried Jews are married to Catholics, even though Protestants outnumber Catholics in the U. Overall, slightly less than a third of all married Jews are intermarried. It is not as though the Jews are saying 'Gee, I would like to marry a Catholic…'" While no one has formally studied the question, sociologist Steven Cohen, a professor at New York's Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, boils the phenomenon down to one word: geography. Only 23% of intermarried Jews are married to Protestants.I’ve been to the singleton Friday Night buffets, the Jewish Speed-Dating evenings in ‘hip’ bars like Gilgamesh and the charity parties.Every time I walk away, still single, realising that the real charity case here is actually me.