Including a list of conventions that would be highly attended by Jewish men (again, doctors, lawyers If I could give this .5 stars I would. Its a very easy read, and while I'll turn to other books to learn something more relevant about the culture, I guess this is a good guide for ladies who want to pretend to be something they aren't. As a Jew, I would not recommend this to any shiksa for reading.
Pretty useless and just perpetuates stereotypes (jewish men are neurotic, good lovers, and only doctors/lawyers/bankers). I have no idea how the author managed to date and know so many Jews and yet still get so much wrong.
When a blind date announces she has four kids, an umpire blows a whistle and shouts, “Too many players on the field!
” When Schwartz pines for his ex, Hall of Famer Dick Butkus pops up and advises, “Trust me, Adam, it’s over.” When Schwartz’s Jewish best friend, Julie Hermann (played by Jewish actress Miriam Shor) gazes into his eyes, Butkus razzes him to kiss her (he doesn’t listen).
I realized it was going to be a fluffy book, but there could have been some relevance (for example how culture influences their choices, how religious rites fit in), but this was certainly all about how to change yourself and try to fit in. All she does is perpetuate and encourage stereotypes, instead of being practical and realistic.
Including a list of conventions that would be highly attended by Jewish men (again, doctors, lawyers, and bankers). If a shiksa wanted to date a Jewish boy who was at all religious and not just secular, this book would be a disaster.
“I wished we could do instant replays to examine the body language,” he says.
“It would be like, ‘She’s sitting on the couch, her arms are crossed, so does she or doesn’t she want me to make a pass?
Dating Jewish Men For the Orthodox Jew in the Jewish dating network or using Jewish dating services, marriage is generally foremost on the mind.
Casual dating is generally not heard of in the world of religious Judaism; marriage is always the end goal.
There is an idea that marrying without being engaged leads to the idea that one may have made a hasty decision and may not really be prepared for what is to come.