And of those Jews who are married, 44 percent are married to non-Jews.While I am no longer observant, I still identify strongly as Jewish.'Moshe concluded their conversation writing, 'I wholeheartedly disagree, but I'm glad we're on the same page.'Despite all of the back and forth, the aunt and nephew decided it was best to agree on disagreeing and Moshe even told Bored Panda that his aunt means well and only has good intentions.'She's always been a big fan of mine and treated me well since I was a kid,' he shared.Lianne, 41, took Jacob, her 4-month-old baby, out of his stroller and held him in her arms as we sat down for coffee on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.Heard from my kids that you are involved with a non-Jewish girl, they saw it on Facebook, and would like to speak to you. His aunt was obviously not pleased by his response and wrote, 'Your choice to get involved with non Jews romantically will not bring you happiness in the long run.'Despite the aunt saying multiple times that she doesn't want to talk about this over text and she rather they meet for dinner to talk, Moshe insistently pushes her until they get into an all-out debate over religion.When Moshe pushes back at his aunt and starts questioning her she replies, 'Not looking to debate religion with anyone.
Like me, Lianne was once a more observant Jew, having become more religious in her twenties, attracted to family-style Sabbath dinners and holidays.And like me, Lianne believed modern orthodox Jewish men would be more likely to want to marry and have children, which is what she and I both yearned for.And like me, as Lianne reached her late thirties, still single and childless, she began to reconsider her more observant lifestyle when she found fewer men who were not put off by her career as a successful internist and/or men she found at her level of sophistication and worldliness.'The relatives continue to go back and forth about what would happen to his kids if he marries a non-Jew and finally the aunt says, 'This conversation is not going anywhere.