He knew this because their (Jewish) girlfriend’s buddies and parents disapproved of him. We explained why these individuals failed to disapprove of him because he had been Christian; they disapproved of him because he had been a Christian dating a Jew, which will be another problem entirely.
Conventional Judaism doesn’t permit marriages that are interfaith. The Torah states that the young kiddies of these marriages will be lost to Judaism (Deut. 7:3-4), and experience has revealed the facts with this passage all too well. The 2000 nationwide Jewish Population Survey unearthed that just a 3rd of interfaith couples raise kids Jewish, despite increasing efforts when you look at the Reform and Conservative communities to welcome interfaith couples, and that statistic has not changed, based on a 2017 report. (mais…)