I have written about the subject of interfaith dating and marriage extensively in my book, "Moses of Oxford." I wish you all of G-d's blessings in finding a Jewish bride and later happiness in life. The name "Romania," which was first used when the three regions of the country were united in 1859, reflects the influence of ancient Rome on the nation's language and culture.--Worried Dear Worried, Firstly, forgive me for my strong opinions on this subject. Simply stated, there is no easy way to introduce your mother to your non-Jewish girlfriend, because doing so will confirm to your mother her failure in instilling within you a desire to make Jewish choices in life, to build a Jewish home, and to raise Jewish children.
I know it can sound highly unfair that certain groups demand that the faithful marry within the faith.
But if Jews don't marry other Jews, then there won't be any Jews left.
Sharing similar values and ideals, while a must for its own sake, is invaluable in solidifying a relationship.
And however much one professes not to care about one's religious identity, I have seen many times in my career as a rabbi that while religion may not be very important to people at earlier stages of their lives, that changes greatly when they have children.
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