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Remember that your children will be pulled in two different directions.'Ben's mother and father attend an orthodox synagogue, observe the dietary rules and all the ritual holy days.Ben, however, like a large percentage of modern and intelligent young Jews, looks with affectionate tolerance on these parental habits but eschews them for himself. I am an American-born girl, and the first to defend my Americanism in an argument; yet so strong are family ties, and the memory of a happy thirteen-month sojourn in the a few years ago, that I frequently find myself trying to see things from the Nazis' point of view and to had excuses for the things they do—to the dismay of our liberal-minded friends and the hurt confusion of my husband.He had known other girls and, as I was twenty-five before we married, I had had my share of other men's attention.Has there ever been a Jew who could approach Beethoven or Raphael?
'Yes,' she murmured, 'it is the great paradox.''And other great Jews,' I added quickly.And remember that, although I love the teachings of Jesus, I belong to no sect or church.It's not as if the shadows of a priest and a rabbi stood between us.'Then my mother pulled out the oldest and bitterest chestnuts that have been hurled against the Jews, accusations as old as the Roman Empire.'The Jews are essentially an Oriental race,' she stormed, 'East is East, and Jews and Christians cannot really meet any more than Christians and Chinese. But, for interested parties, here are my dating requirements: I date anyone I can have sex with and not want to hit with a claw hammer the next morning. Just like fellow Jewish women Winona Ryder, Natalie Portman, Dianna Agron, Scarlett Johansson, Idina Menzel, Lea Michele, Mila Kunis, Bar Rafaeli, Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Rachel Weisz, Lizzy Caplan, Ashley Tisdale... And furthermore: Granted, I don't get this as often as other Jewish women do, probably because I live in Brooklyn and write about jizz for a living and am generally a weird example.
'Spinoza, for instance, and Epstein.'Mother looked at me a little sadly.