It was not lost on me that my husband's mistress was Jewish.(Didn't she know that having an affair with a married man is a ?!
"I had worked so hard to convince my father that this marriage would not bring disgrace upon myself, my family, or my people. Of course, plenty of Jews also withhold their feelings and cheat on their spouses.He also believed that marriage was "tough enough as it is" and "easier if you start with a common culture, religion, and values." Years ago, my father threatened to disown my older sister if she married her non-Jewish boyfriend.I didn't think he would have had the heart to do it, but the relationship ended before his will was tested.Recently I asked my dad if he still thought intermarriage was a .Without hesitation he answered, "No." Yet I feel otherwise. I worry that I failed at the most important relationship in my life and will be judged by the Jewish community.