And she says that while the teen leaders of United Synagogue Youth changed the language they use to describe “healthy Jewish dating,” they did not alter their policy.
During our course of relationship, he led me to believe that we were meant to be together and it’s so easy for him to see us married.
I guess I just can’t comprehend how someone can choose religion over another person especially when he says we were made for each other.
The Biblical position on exogamous marriage is somewhat ambiguous; that is, except in relation to intermarriage with a Canaanite, which the majority of the Israelite patriarchs are depicted as criticising.
The principle is essentially a general one, and the deuteronomic explanation doesn't clarify why it singles out the Canaanites in particular; one of the Talmudic writers took it to forbid all intermarriage with non-Jewish nations.
Have you ever dated someone who was really religious and he/she chose religion over you?