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In an opinion piece titled “I am tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion,” Purcell — who describes herself as a blonde southern Protestant who can mix an “excellent, and very strong, martini” — says she has had it with Jewish men who agree to get serious, only to break it off and marry the kind of Jewish women “they said they weren’t actually looking for.” The two — count them: two — Jewish boyfriends she writes about had told her originally that Judaism was not a big part of their lives.She calls them “lackadaisical” Jews who only celebrated the big holidays each year.I'm pretty sure Jewish girls are a species all their own. They have years and years of inside jokes that they can convey with just a look. For some reason, our hair seems to be a lot frizzier than everyone else's. Some of the stuff that we do would not be considered normal in "the real world," aka around non-Jews. We are not strangers to every type of chemical straightening on the planet. The key word here is marriage — Jews are increasingly marrying spouses from other religions, not just dating non-Jewish people before finding a Jewish mate.Intermarriage is becoming more conventional, and less rebellious, every year.Considering the problems with intermarriage especially among the millennial generation and the recent matchmaking, Shidduch Crisis, one would think more has been written about the subject to help navigate through the unique problems marriage minded Jews face.Like every other issue in the Jewish community, it is swept under the rug and glossed over.
Purcell didn’t respond to her critics until Tuesday, when she wrote an apology on her website.
In that piece, titled “I Married a Jew,” an anonymous Christian woman worries about her Jewish husband Ben’s neurotic mom and says he only goes to synagogue on Rosh Hashanah to “please his mother.” This woman, however, ends up happy with Ben — whom she calls “open-minded,” “witty” and “generous to a fault” — despite being creepily curious about the Nazi point of view.
Purcell’s essay seemed a throwback in other ways, especially in its suggestion that Jewish men only experiment with Christian women before returning to the fold — a stereotype both recalled and mocked in Amazon’s hit show “The Marvelous Mrs.
(JTA) — Carey Purcell seems to be done dating Jewish men, as she explained in a Washington Post essay that earned her a deluge of attention — and none of it the good kind.