Now I'm not sure our marriage is going to survive." The video shows these couples – none of them religious – describing how the major obstacle in their marriage is the issue of Jesus.
We don't always realize it, but belief in God is an essential part of our identity.
He is the last Jewish male in our family, since my one and only cousin is a female and I am an only child.
I was thrilled and wanted to arrange for a Mohel to do the circumcision. He said, 'I won't allow that bloody, barbaric cult ritual!
It is the most deeply-engrained cultural difference between Jews and non-Jews.
There's a video put out by the Reform Movement of America, a real-life documentary depicting a series of group therapy sessions for intermarried couples, designed to help them deal with the unique issues of intermarriage.
That's simply the default choice in our predominantly non-Jewish society.) But imagine if the child becomes a committed Jew or Christian. If he becomes a believing Christian, he'll think the Jewish parent is going to hell for denying the faith!
And if he turns to Judaism, he'll regard him as a traitor for having intermarried! People who do not profess a belief in any particular religion often turn back to religion later in life.