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I am not Jewish, but would very much like to include several of the Jewish traditions in our wedding, to embrace her heritage as well.Dear [email protected], For Jews, “marrying within the faith” isn’t a cultural preference or prejudice.Ultimately, however, all Jews must have a sense of pride in their own identity.We cannot define ourselves by foreign ideologies, nationalities or religions.In the words of Leo Tolstoy: “The Jew is that sacred being who has brought down from heaven the everlasting fire, and has illumined with it the entire world. The Jew is the emblem of eternity.” We were chosen as a permanent protest group against idolatry and immorality. I don’t think that I can put it better than Mark Twain, in his famous description of Jewish history, “An Essay Concerning the Jews”: “If the statistics are right, the Jews constitute but one percent of the human race.He is the religious source, spring, and fountain out of which all the rest of the peoples have drawn their beliefs and their religious. Intermarriage is therefore antithetical to the Jewish purpose and to the Jewish identity. It suggests a nebulous dim puff of star dust lost in the blaze of the Milky Way.It continues with Isaac’s command to his son Jacob not to marry the “daughters of the land.” The practice is mentioned in the Bible as a legal prohibition, and is also part of the covenant that Ezra the scribe had the Jews make when they rebuilt the Temple after the Babylonian Exile.In all the above cases the underlying idea of the prohibition seems to be ideological.
Content Wrapper:after.hidden.normal.grid_page.grid_page:before,.grid_page:after.grid_page:after.grid_page h3.grid_page h3 a.grid_page h3 a:hover.grid_page h3 a.action_button.grid_page h3 a.action_button:active.grid_page h3 a.action_button:hover.grid_page h3 a.action_button:not(.fake_disabled):hover.grid_page h3 a.action_button:not(.fake_disabled):focus.grid_pagediv. The practice of not “intermarrying” is in fact one of the oldest features of Judaism.It dates back to Abraham telling Eliezer, his servant, not to find a wife for his son from the Canaanites.There have been many other arguments offered against intermarriage, below is a summary of some of the most famous. Six million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, 12 million were left afterwards. Where are the rest that by natural increase should number close to 20 million?The answer is that the silent holocaust of assimilation has caused them to disappear as Jews.
Dear Rabbi, I’m getting married in October to a girl who is not Jewish (she is Hindu, born in India) and we’re having a difficult time finding a Rabbi who will marry us. And do you have any recommendations for Rabbis that would consider performing the ceremony.