In The Mix

Holy Moses! When Biblical Heroes Intermarry.

Posted in Uncategorized by intermarried on June 14, 2007

 “Yes, there are passages in the Bible that rail against Jews marrying gentiles, and certainly much of the midrash, commentary and Talmud are devoted to this theme. But every spring, when Purim, Passover and Shavuot come and go, I can’t help but notice that the Bible stories we read for these holidays are all about people — Esther, Moses and Ruth — in interfaith marriages.”