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Why should my faith or lack of it have anything to do with how we love? Oftentimes, our pillow talk will turn into a debate about whether or not the devil is real. ” I’ll ask, half-serious.) On occasion I’ll interrupt a kiss to ask if he thinks I’m going to hell or not. Most of the time, we end up having some of the most fascinating conversations I’ve ever had with anyone about these topics.
And even though it’s been difficult at times (my words can come off as condescending in tone), I like to say that it’s our difference in belief that makes us so incredible, that the contrast between what we know and what we’ve learned from being with each other is what makes our relationship so dynamic.
When I met my now-boyfriend, our connection was anything but superficial.
For the first time, someone was more interested in my love for poetry than what kind of alcohol I like to binge drink on weekends.
I’m mostly just a matzo ball soup lover with an affinity for rugelach and my grandmother’s brisket.
Even so, my Jewish identity still remains a crucial part of who I am.
I had a party with family and friends, wore an obnoxiously pink dress, and danced gracelessly to Fall Out Boy for the entirety of the night.And as our relationship progressed, we undoubtedly had some challenges that have resulted from the obvious differences in our spiritual beliefs. How do you teach your children to be good without the basis of religious morality?When we’ve talked about our long-term fate, we’ve argued about the reality of our future together. ” Even though we’re still young, these are still important questions — ones I hadn’t previously contemplated. We’ve had tensions arise from these issues more than once.Even though I occasionally attended Sunday school (my parents’ half-assed attempt at submerging me in Judaism), I never directly tied my Jewish identity to the religion itself.Instead, my claiming of Jewishness came from a desire to preserve what my ancestors had fought so hard to maintain, through suffering years of persecution and by surviving the Holocaust.
But being with and in love with someone so different is a privilege I’m more than thankful for.