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The couples varied widely in terms of religious identification and involvement, ethnic background, sexual orientation, gender pairings, and presence or absence of children.
Despite the stereotype of an Asian American woman married to a white Jewish man, half of the heterosexual couples involved a white Jewish woman married to an Asian American man.
Jewish ancestry was overwhelmingly Eastern European, with 26 of the interviewees coming from Reform families, 2 from Conservative ones, and 11 from Jewish families with no religious identification.As academics, they also noticed that there was a complete absence of exploration of the subject of Jewish-Asian couples despite there already being a significant amount of sociological literature on intermarriage in general.“It’s common in the field of sociology to study people like yourself.The religion of the Asian parents ranged from Jewish (converts) to Muslim to Catholic to Protestant, with four being atheists.
Despite the small sample size, it would seem the perception that Jews intermarry only with practicing Christians is erroneous.
Mainstream dating sites, she says, didn't work.“Although these sites do provide a large pool of candidates, many of them are not of similar background, since most Chinese are not on these sites," said Zhao.