He fasts on YK (started out because he wouldn't eat in front of me and now it's for another reason I think? However, I don't think he will formally convert any time soon, though.
Sounds like your wife is right on board - good for you!
We determined that no obstacle should prevent our union, and obstacles there were a-plenty as soon as our families learned our intention.'Child,' entreated my mother, who deep in her heart had always hoped that what she referred to as my superior intelligence, careful upbringing, talents, and attractiveness, would land me a husband well up in the social levels, ‘bethink yourself what this means.
Married to a Jew, you will be barred from certain circles.
Also, my wife doesn’t care that this boy isn’t Jewish; in fact, I seem to be the only one in either my wife’s family or mine who opposes this relationship or that it could result in marriage, God forbid a billion times over. I love my daughter very much and I want a relationship with her, but I don’t know what to say or do to make her understand how important it is for her to marry within the Jewish faith.
That which was between us was calm as the night, deep as the sea; in the light of it we both knew that forever afterwards he would look upon other women, and I upon other men, as pale wraiths.They care about who's in bed next to them, first and foremost.FWIW: there was one "Jewish look" in girls in So Cal that WAS attractive.I’ve brought my children to shul over the years much as possible, and tried my best to foster in them the desire to embrace and continue their involvement in the Jewish faith, but has it all been for naught?I want all the future generations of my line, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, etc., whether I live to see them or not (I’m 55 and in good health overall) to live as Jews and continue the faith on down my line. ” It’s one of my favorite stories from the brilliant mind of Theodor Geisel (aka Dr.In Paul's mind un-beleaviers would be that large cache of individuals who were not natural born Jews and were not gentile God-Fearers as they would have been known during the first century.Any other teaching to the contrary is highly suspect and not true. Rabbi Cohen Karen, one other thing that I wanted to mention concerning your question, I want you to know that when God commands us not to do something, it is not because He wants to avoid us from having fun or just to be mean.Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.I am a Christian female and I am dating a Jewish male. If this applies to Elsa then, yes, you can marry her but if she still follows Jewish teaching and does not believe that Jesus is the Messiah then marrying her would be a bad idea and against God's teaching.I have half the people in my life forbidding me to do so and half saying it is fine. You will not share the most important thing (faith) during your marriage and will, eventually, regret it if that is what you are planning to do. But he is no longer with me because of family pressure and his own belief that God is punishing him for being with me. I have done everything I can to preserve our marriage. It may be better than most christian marriages which are unholy unions that end in divorce or it may not be.