“I thought you meant something else.” “What did you think I was talking about?
Over the years, almost every relationship I attempted with a Jewish guy was a failure—sometimes even an epic mismatch.
Small towners may feel the unique bond that exists in a tight-knit, minority community. Varying perceptions by non-Jews and a wide range of self-definition by Jews.
These factors raise issues in every facet of Jewish life, including dating.
Our social world includes children and adults with diverse family formations and backgrounds; Sammy’s best friend has two moms.
” “I was worried that you were saying it was weird that the kid had two moms.” “Lots of kids have two moms, mom,” he explained, “It’s no big deal.” I was relieved at my child’s response, and in retrospect, not entirely surprised.
But I do not really want to see a book with this title, by this publisher on the shelves of my nearest bookstore.After World War II, Jews everywhere were reeling from the Nazi slaughter of 6 million European Jews.Many of those who survived moved to the United States, which now is home to the second largest Jewish population in the world.Gentle, pious and scholarly, this new model was the original Yeshiva bocher—a stark contrast to the traditional Roman warrior of the time.By the 16th century, this Jewish archetype had a name: edelkayt.