How can I still make a good impression and let them know I’m not a scary Gentile?That old advice to be yourself is the best advice ever. When the parents get to know you and see that you adore their son, they’ll come to love you.A Jewish wife's chicken soup is as miraculous as the parting of the Red Sea and as delicious as Mannah from heaven.She learned it from her mom, who learned it from her Bubba, and so on, until you have a soothing concoction that not only resembles your childhood, but is warm, filling and able to cure almost any ailment, from the flu to a headache. Your wife will keep you happy and well-fed with home baked rugelach's, roast potatoes and fresh Challah.It’s pretty simple: if your mother is Jewish, you’re Jewish too. IF Mom = Catholic AND Dad = Jew THEN You = Non-Jew 3. In traditional Judaism the religion is defined by the mother, period. But wait, there’s another way to enter the tribe: Conversion.Your dad is pretty much irrelevant in this equation. Judaism is not a religion based on race or ethnicity.Third, while there is always the option of converting a non-Jew, YOU try bringing that icebreaker up on a first date.
We Rachel Weisz's and Natalie Portman's of the world know that in order to snag an Adam Brody or Jake Gyllenhall — AKA a Torah-reading, vacation-loving and reasonably tall Jewish husband — we must also deliver the goods. In fact, from the shtetl, to the ghetto, to right here in New York City, we've devoted our lives to it, having watched our mothers do exactly the same.I’m just a nice Jewish girl looking for a nice Jewish guy. My mother wouldn’t murder me were I to ‘marry out’ but her heart would be so decimated by the nuclear bombdrop of a wedding planned without kosher catering that I’d probably wind up shooting myself in the face anyway.It would be ideal were I to bump into world renowned hot Jewish funny man Jason Segel outside a bagel shop at midnight (How in the Jewish dating laws of probability is Jason Segel single btw? We’d end up at a better bagel shop the next morning, for breakfast. I have, however, accepted that I’m never going to haphazardly stumble upon my perfect single Samson in the city, ask him in our opening five-minute meet-cute if he’s Jewish, receive an affirmative response, immediately recover from that line of curveball questioning by not appearing remotely desperate, while also pocket-texting my mum ‘CAN YOU PLEASE KEEP THE KOSHER CATERER ON STAND-BY? Second, I am plagued by the concept of ‘Jewish guilt’ which results from several thousand years’ worth of ancestral hardship to keep Judaic culture alive, dating all the way back to the parting of the Red Sea.You’re reading this page, which means that you have at least some interest in Jewish dating.You’re probably Jewish yourself (why else would you want to use a Jewish dating site, right? Look for a guy who loves his mother — but not in an icky, slavish way.