Ask the Rabbi: Questions and Answers about Intermarriage
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Intermarriage

Concerned Parents - Our son is planning to intermarry. We are very upset, and feel strongly that he is making a mistake. In the meantime, he has given us an ultimatum: Either accept her, or I don’t want to have anything to do with... More
Have Her Convert? - I’ve been dating a young woman for the past two years and we are starting to think about marriage. The problem is that she is not Jewish. I would want her to convert, but in a way where there would be no doubt... More
Intermarriage & Dual Religion - I met a great guy and we are on the way to getting engaged soon I hope! We share lots of interests (hiking, movies) and I find him very funny, intelligent and attractive. So what could be wrong? Well, he’s not... More
Intermarriage Correspondence from a Non-Jew - First off, thank you so much for this wonderful service that you provide. I find comfort in just knowing that someone out there is willing to listen... I have been blessed with finding a wonderful friend and companion... More
Mixed Identity - My father is Jewish and my mother is not. I live in a Jewish community and have Jewish friends. I attend Jewish lessons every Monday, and dinners with rabbis on the Jewish holidays. If I date a Jewish girl, will her... More
Parental Guidance - We have three children, ages 14 to 19. We see so many Jews marrying non-Jews, and we want to prevent that from happening in our family. What can we do at this stage? More
Questionnaire for Choosing a Spouse - I was preoccupied with earning my Ph.D. and have been out of the dating scene for a few years. Now that I'm "available," I'm wondering what are some good guidelines in searching for Mr. Right. Any ideas? More
Son is Dating a Non-Jew - We raised our children in a home that observed all the major Jewish holidays. I made our children aware of their culture and heritage. Our son was bar mitzvahed and attended Hebrew school for five years. His friends... More

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