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Families are really important to Jewish people, they just are. Even if you never met before you started dating, she probably knows at least two people in your life. Your camp was probably great and all but it wasn't nearly as great as her camp. And if you want to make jokes about how Jews are cheap, (1) I'm going to assume you're kind of an asshat who laughs at all kinds of rude things and (2) you're not the kind of person I want to date anyway. And there's a major red line you cross when you call someone a JAP. You know when you go out of your way to recycle and do good other things and you're like What you did is called a mitzvah and Jews are commanded to do them by the Torah. There's a big difference between cheap and frugal, bro. It's important to realize that the Torah states that all human beings are created in God's image.The Jewish people have a deep respect for all of God's creations. Please Email your questions, Chava will answer your questions with insight and wit.Whether you keep kosher or you simply identify as culturally Jewish, there's no getting around it: being Jewish is more than a religion — it's an ethnicity. The Jewish guilt our mothers instilled in us is so engrained in our minds that we can’t pay full price for a leather jacket or forget to call them when we said we would.
Potential matches go out on dates to see if they like each other and often, engagements are announced within a few days or weeks if at all.
Intermarriage can cause confusion within families and quickly break down the Jewish family structure.
Judaism follows the mother; unless one converts, one is only Jewish if his or her mother is Jewish.
The correct answer is always "yes" and the correct follow-up question is "This must be your mother's recipe, right?
Please know I'm going to bitch my way through anything that's not large and smelly in the best way possible.