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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.
A “goya” is female who doesn’t have Jewish roots–which is kind of derogatory term but let’s not get into that right now.
You are proud like a peacock – you finally found someone who accepts you the way you are, you fall in love, you start to make some plans and then BAM!
None of them cared about my religion or knitting skills.
But let’s try to be optimistic and consider the best case scenario: you and your Israeli boyfriend are happy together, have discussed the conversion issue many times and decided that no one wants anyone to convert. The Jewish mom will be very polite, serve a good dinner, smile, and compliment your education/profession.You will go through the long and hard process and again, if you are lucky and determined enough, you will finally become a Jew. Yes, you converted, you got married and maybe you are even expecting a baby. She is a great cook, and you probably only know how to make a scrambled egg.Do you think your problems will end the moment you officially become a Jew? Expect her to feed your husband even if he is fat and she will give you “that” look when you try to talk about leading a healthy lifestyle.So, are there actually any chances of overcoming the religion issue, satisfying Jewish moms and establishing happy and long lasting relationships with typical Israeli men? There are three questions that the typical Israeli guy who is trying to hit on you will ask you.What’s your name, where are you from, and are you Jewish?
Back then, I didn’t really understand how lucky I was – neither he nor his family cared that I wasn’t Jewish, and I believed that was a normal situation.