Meet Daniel: he's 31 years old, grew up in a Conservative home and now considers himself "Reconstructionist, if I have to affiliate myself at all." Living in a small college town, highly educated and extremely social, Daniel (who declined to provide his last name) dates almost constantly, but says that only about 15 to 20 percent of the women he dates are Jewish.
A woman's Jewishness "is not that important," he says.
You can find out more about her at Michele Chabin gave up a job at Cosmopolitan mag and a rent-stabilized apartment in Greenwich Village to move to Israel, where she edited the Jerusalem Post's entertainment section.
Today she's the Israel correspondent for USA Today and the NY Jewish Week.
But for me, being Jewish is a plus, but I'd be happy to marry someone not Jewish if we have other things in common," he explains. Rosenthal is a talented painter, animator, and graphic designer.He has lived, worked as a wildlife researcher, and backpacked throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. Reich’s fiction has appeared in Armchair/Shotgun, Everyday Genius, Volume 1 Brooklyn, gigantic sequins, Plain China; The Best of Undergraduate Writing 2010, and other publications. In addition to working as a contributing writer for Blueprint, Vanessa Averbach is a full-time high school English teacher in Los Angeles."I feel there is a much bigger division between those who are observant of any religion [and] those who are non-observant than there is between religions." He would therefore rather that his children be "unobservant Christians" than very religious Jews.Now meet "Jacqueline" (who wished to remain anonymous): she is 32, also grew up in a Conservative home, lives in New York City and works in the non-profit sector.