Persuading Millennials to ‘Marry a good Jewish Boy’

Persuading Millennials to ‘Marry a good Jewish Boy’

Met with an unprecedentedly secular crop of young adults, Jewish leaders are pressing marriage that is intra-religious than ever before. A common approach? Youth groups.

Emma Green November 7, 2013

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An acquaintance provided some of us a ride following the post-Yom that is annual feast. Full of bagels, lox, kugel, and each types of lb cake imaginable, the four of us chatted joyfully about life in D.C., past trips to Israel, and shame over skipping spiritual solutions previously that day.

After which the conversation turned to relationship.

“Would you ever marry a non-Jew? ” Sharon asked through the backseat. Answers diverse; someone stated she wasn’t certain, while another stated she might think about marrying an individual who ended up being prepared to transform.More