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Dear Rabbi Why Can"t I Marry Her?

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Published by Targum/Feldheim .
Written in English

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  • Religion & Spirituality / Judaism

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL12190548M
    ISBN 101568714106
    ISBN 109781568714103
    OCLC/WorldCa123944172

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Dear Rabbi Why Can"t I Marry Her? by Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov Download PDF EPUB FB2

One of the best books on the subject. The author does an excellent job in describing the many facets of intermarriage. Why Marry Jewish Doron Kornbluth which also very good, i believe these two are the best books on subject.4/5(8).

Dear Rabbi Why Can't I Marry Her. Hardcover – Decem by Eliezer Shemtov (Author)4/5(8). Shemtov explains the idea that if a Jew were to marry a non-Jew, it would be like a brother marrying his sister. Both acts are outlawed by the Torah & therefore they are on equal footing as sins.

If the Torah did not explicitly forbid it, I could marry a Jew or my sister with the Rabbi's blessing 4/5(8). By addressing their questions about Jewish law and intermarriage, Rabbi Shemtov gives important answers on this topic that everyone can benefit from.

A must-have for outreach professionals and anyone who wants to help fellow Jews marry Jews/5. Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her?: A dialogue on Intermarriage Hardcover – January 1, by Eliezer Shemtov (Author)5/5(1).

Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her?, by Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov. A dialogue on intermarriage. Affiliate Disclosure: This site contains affiliate links, if you click on one of these links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.

It is obvious, though, that in the event that one wants to convert to Judaism as a result of his or her desire to marry a Jew or Jewess, it is highly unlikely that the motives for conversion are sincere.

I am reminded of a story in which a Jewish boy decides to marry a non-Jewish girl. This book documents real life dialogues between two Catholic students and an Orthodox Rabbi regarding their amorous relationships with jews.

Many basic issues regarding Jewish identity are explored. Combining romance, philosophy, psychology and human nature, this page-turner is sure to engage, challenge and educate the reader all the way through. This original and eye-opening book records the fascinating e-mail correspondence between a rabbi who was answering questions online about Judaism and two different non-Jews who were dating Jews.

By addressing their questions about Jewish law and intermarriage, Rabbi Shemtov gives important answers on this topic that everyone can benefit from. Seforim & Books.

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Only 3 left. SKU. Qty. Add to Cart. Add to Wish List Add to. A Dialogue on IntermarriageThis original and eye-opening book records the fascinating e-mail correspondences between a rabbi who was answering questions on Judaism through and two different non-Jews who were dating Jews.

By addressing their questions about Judaism and intermarriage, Rabbi Shemtov gives. By addressing their questions about Judaism and intermarriage, Rabbi Shemtov gives important answers on this topic that everyone can benefit from.

A must-have for outreach professionals and anyone who wants to help fellow Jews marry Jews. Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her 'היכל מנחם' אונליין - ספרים ויודאיקה עד הבית. מרכז הקניות המקוון מציע מבחר ספרי קודש, ספרי חסידות חב"ד, תשמישי קדושה, תמונות, דיסקים ומשחקים. If the Torah did not explicitly forbid it, I could marry a Jew or my sister with the Rabbi's blessing.

By this logic, he WOULD condone marriage with a 1st cousin - the Torah doesn't forbid that one. Further he tells me that it is not just morally wrong, but simply impossible for a 4/5. Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her.

A Dialogue on Intermarriage | Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov, Publisher: Targum Press ()ISBN: Condition: Very good. Previous bookseller's label fixed to inside of front g: SoftcoverPages: Dimensions: x 15 x cmSKU: IZWeight: kgPrice: Rby Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov Please see photo for synopsis of book.

Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her. $ USD This original and eye-opening book records the fascinating e-mail correspondences between a rabbi who was answering questions on Judaism through and two different non-Jews who were dating Jews.

A thought-provoking parenting lecture on how to help our children with the challenge of intermarriage. Join Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov, author of “Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her.

A dialogue on Intermarriage”, for an informative discussion on this important. On the one hand, parents feel that when their child marries a non-Jew, he or she is breaking the millennia-long chain of Jewish continuity and they do not want to allow that to happen.

On the other hand, they feel uncomfortable to openly oppose intermarriage because of its racist : Eliezer Shemtov. Why Can’t I Marry Her. A thought-provoking parenting lecture on how to help our children with the challenge of intermarriage.

Join Rabbi Eliezer Shemtov, author of “Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her. A dialogue on Intermarriage”, for an informative discussion on this important topic (recorded at Chabad Flamingo in Toronto).Author: Eliezer Shemtov. Instead, I found an orange book that boldly displayed its title: “Dear Rabbi, Why Can’t I Marry Her?” At the time, I was in love with a boy who had a cross tattooed on his chest.

In his new book Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her. A Dialogue On Intermarriage, (Targum Press ) he addresses the main questions that come up on this issue: the ideological basis for opposing intermarriage, the question of whether opposing intermarriage is racism, and what to tell a non-Jewish friend to justify the refusal to consider them as a marriage partner.

When people have special honorific such as "Rabbi" or "Dr." you don't combine their name with other names. So you write the name of the person with the higher precedence first, and the name of the person with the lower precedence second.

A member of clergy outranks a person with an academic degree. Rabbi David Schmidt. and Dr. Sarah Schmidt. The man with whom you fell in love seems to be like any other Jewish man, and the fact that he happens to be a Kohen doesn’t seem to make much of a difference in our current reality. So, in your case, it is indeed hard to understand why the Torah seems so cruel.

Topic: Why a Muslim Woman Cannot Marry a Non-Muslim Man. Name of Questioner: Zenab. Question: Dear Sheikhs, As-Salamu `alaykum. I would like to know why a woman is not allowed to marry a non-Muslim man while a Muslim man can marry a Jewish or Christian lady.

What is the wisdom of that. Jazakum Allah khayran. Though she was not Jewish by birth, she served God, Moses and the People of the Book with all of her being. I say we let her in the club. Judaism may be MY path and MY truth, but it is not the only path to enlightenment and is not the only means of experiencing the presence of the divine spirit of : Eliezer Shemtov.

Dear Brother / Sister, Muslim women and men can not marry idolaters. An idolater is the one who assigns partners to Allah, for example who worships idols, stars, fire or animals. Allah says: “O you who believe. Do not marry idolaters unless they believe ” (1) There is no drawback for a Muslim man to marry a Jewish or Christian woman.

In Jewish law, an engagement (kiddushin) is a contract between a man and a woman where they mutually promise to marry each other, and the terms on which it shall take place.

The promise may be made by the intending parties or by their respective parents or other relatives on their behalf. The promise is formalized in a document known as the Shtar Tena'im, the "Document of Conditions", which is. Dear Jew in the City-Why do Orthodox Jewish women shave their heads.

Thank you, Kylie. Dear Kylie-Thanks for your question. To say that Orthodox Jewish women shave their heads is a huge generalization, and not a particularly accurate one. What the. there are a lot of people like "David" in this world: men and women, Jewish and Gentile, etc.

they enjoy the companionship, but commitment is either something they don't want or are waiting on until they are more settled in their work, education, etc.

people think they have all the time in the world, but they really don't and it's because of this mentality that a large number of people are. Forbidden relationships in Judaism (איסורי ביאה Isurey bi'ah) are those intimate relationships which are forbidden by prohibitions in the Torah and also by rabbinical injunctions.

Some of these prohibitions—those listed in Leviti known as arayot (Hebrew: עריות ‎)—are considered such a serious transgression of Jewish law that one must give up one's life rather than.

Interfaith marriage in Judaism was historically viewed with disfavor by Jewish leaders, and it remains controversial. The Talmud and poskim prohibit non-Jews to marry Jews, and discuss when the prohibition is from the Torah and when it is rabbinical.

InMoses of Coucy encouraged Jewish men who had married Christian or Muslim women to divorce them. There are at least three views of sexuality represented in the movie and book. The village men, Zorba, and Basil.

The author of the book was highly critical of the Greek Orthodox church. The villagers represent this crabbed restrictive social orde. But this is one of the most common “Qur’anic” explanation given for why women can’t marry People of the Book. Note that the verse has nothing to do with People of the Book.

Also, according to this verse, the reason the marriage is prohibited is that the disbelievers “call you to the Fire” whereas God does not. A Biblical Response to the “Dear Dr. Laura Letter” By Pastor Kevin Lea, July 3, 4 viewed as “betrothed.” The system provided a practical way for providing for the needs of families of that day and included provisions that protected the safety and reputation of the woman.

This was inFile Size: KB. Dear Rabbi, Why Can't I Marry Her. It's written as an actual dialog of letters between a rabbi and a non-Jewish man who wants to marry a Jewish girl. And like you, the man in this book brings up some really good points. Ultimately, if you want to marry this girl, that must mean that you like her and respect her.

Here was I almost making fun of this great hearted, true gentleman. I burst into tears, I am afraid, my dear, you will think this a very sloppy letter in more ways than one, and I really felt very badly.

Why can't they let a girl marry three men, or as many as want her, and save all this trouble. But this is. The fact that I was a rabbi, and not from their faith tradition, did not matter.

Why then would it matter if two people who were not Jewish wanted a rabbi to marry them. It is starting to happen more often than you might think. A few years ago a non-Jewish friend of mine asked me if I would officiate at her : Rebecca Sirbu.

Lady Catherine has just come to tell her exactly why she's not worthy to marry Darcy, and Lizzy sums up exactly why she is: "He is a gentleman; I am a gentleman's daughter." Sure, he has more money—but her birth and character are just as good as him. Yep, this is maybe Shmoop.

We attended a non-traditional, half-Catholic wedding this summer, when two very dear friends, one Jewish and one Catholic, got married under tall palms and bright sunshine in Florida by both a priest and a rabbi.

I found the effort they'd made to include both faiths just as moving as their absolute love for one another. Cheryl Strayed (/ ˈstreɪd /; née Nyland; born Septem ) is an American memoirist, novelist, essayist and podcast host.

The author of four books, her award-winning writing has been published widely in anthologies and major magazines. 5 Personal life. Non-fiction. 9 External links. Strayed's first book, the novel Torch, was Residence: Portland, Oregon, U.S. Jewish Mother, Catholic Girlfriend Dear Rabbi Boteach, With so few Jewish men available to Jewish women anyway—Jewish men marry outside the faith at twice the rate of Jewish women.A rabbi is a spiritual leader or religious teacher in Judaism.

One becomes a rabbi by being ordained by another rabbi, following a course of study of Jewish texts such as the Talmud. The basic form of the rabbi developed in the Pharisaic and Talmudic era, when learned teachers assembled to codify Judaism's written and oral laws.

The title "rabbi" was first used in the first century CE.LETTER 1 of 2 As-Salaam-Alaikum: I don't mean to bother you but this is disturbing my mind and I need an educated explanation.

I was at a Muslim Sister's Fashion Show (predominately African American sisters) when during casual conversation a young sister (mid 20s) stated that her husband is Christian.

This as you can image created quite a stir. She was immediately verbally attacked. She tried.