I was slowly becoming convinced that for whatever reason I was never going to get married.Despite everything, I did meet an amazing woman and we recently got married. More times than I care to remember, I went out on first or second dates that I thought were terrific only to find out the woman thought otherwise.But eventually I realized that what my rabbi sang to me was much closer to reality than my over-the-top sense that there was no hope.I needed to just keep going, and while I might be a bit down or need a short break, there was no choice but to get back into the race. Have “turnkey” date plans ready I had way too much going on my life to constantly think of amazing new dates all the time.Then add to the mix the difference between growing up Jewish in a big city like New York, Chicago or Los Angeles and being raised in a small town.
Jewishness is often felt as an identification with an ethnic and cultural group as much as with a religious faith.
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.
If you’re looking to try out our Jewish dating site, here are a few things to consider: “Jewish” can mean different things to different people. Are Jewish holidays important for religious reasons, or merely cultural ones?
By intentionally seeking a Jewish date, know how to articulate your experience with the Jewish faith. Tensions often arise in relationships in which faiths are either different or held to different levels of importance.