Read on for an inside perspective on Jewish dating in America.
By Ellen Baskin Being Jewish in America means different things to different people in different places.
Many of those who survived moved to the United States, which now is home to the second largest Jewish population in the world.
(Israel has the largest.) For a number of reasons – some practical, others emotional – there was a lot of pressure in the years that followed for Jewish children to only date and marry other Jews.
Jewishness is often felt as an identification with an ethnic and cultural group as much as with a religious faith.