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Religion is not good for women, never has been, never will be.2. Jewish people are culturally Jewish, even when they are atheists.
It's important that you know how you feel about bringing up children with a sense of their Jewish heritage, as well as their Indian heritage (I can't see why you wouldn't include Indian heritage as well).
Kellman has fond memories of "going to temple on the High Holy Days, fasting on Yom Kippur, singing and dancing around the Torah on Simchat Torah." She would like to give her children the same experience, but her husband, a third-generation sabra, believes otherwise."He doesn't see the need to demonstrate his Jewishness by performing rituals or going to the synagogue," she says.Like many Israelis who are "secular" Jews, the fact that his country is a Jewish state is enough."The synagogue he doesn't attend is an Orthodox one." Laurel Avissar, a dental assistant who has been in Israel for eight years and married for three of them, says marriage to an Israeli provides "an inside look at Israeli society — good and bad." As a single woman, she was unaware of the strength and intensity of family ties in many Israeli households. "My in-laws are not the only ones who expect their married children to grace their table every Friday night or, failing that, to visit on Saturday," says Avissar.In contrast to her own parents' philosophy of "live and let live," Avissar's in-laws involve themselves in all aspects of her married life.I cannot really understand why Arabs and Jews cannot live together peacefully." Another difference in these intercultural marriages is the way each partner perceives his or her Jewishness.Doris Kellman, 31, a social worker, grew up in a small town with only 250 Jewish families."Both of us were raised in homes that were more German than American or Israeli," says Grunbaum."Even today, my husband is more correct and more polite than the average Israeli, and so am I." Still, despite the variables, there is surprising agreement among the American wives — similar reactions and observations, and shared experiences that reveal the differences between American and Israeli outlooks."We're bringing about some changes as well as being changed," says Judith Even-Ari, an active U. feminist who married "a typical macho Israeli." Despite that, Even-Ari, a Jerusalem resident, has managed to create with her husband "sharing frameworks" for child care and household chores.So have many of her American friends married to Israelis, she says.