Dating an israeli man
” In the beginning, I didn’t really know how to react to that but with the time (and guys), I started giving funny answers.
It wasn’t really offended but I was sort of annoyed.
It doesn’t matter how smart you are and how lovely your answers are – you can’t do anything about your roots and religion (or the lack of).
I was living in this kind of bubble for a long time and I was very surprised when I moved to Israel a few years later.
When I became a single and started to date other Israeli men, I realized how connected they were to their mothers and the important role that religion played in their lives.
Unfortunately, soon enough life showed me that they were rare exceptions.
Most non-Jewish girlfriends, fiancés and wives struggle with most of the things I’ve mentioned above.