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Audio: Understanding the Problem of Intermarriage.

Do you know how to respond to someone who asks: What's the problem with my marrying this non-Jewish girl/guy?
5/8/2012, 2:51 PM

A7 Radio's "The Jewish Home & Family" with Leora Mandel
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First Segment:
For the religiously oriented, there may be no need to even ask the
question of What is the big deal about marrying a non-Jew.  The Torah
explicitly states that this is a prohibition.  But why?  How do you
answer this question to yourself or to someone who is unaffiliated and
will not accept the Torah prohibition as a reason for not 'marrying
Join us as we explore this sensitive topic and try to understand
different angles on why Intermarriage is prohibited by the Torah.
Strengthen yourself with knowledge and information and the tools to
protect your family from this Jewish tragedy.

Relationship Skills:  The power of the Yes....And....' technique.

Segment 2:
Parenting in a Nutshell:  How to successfully instill values in your children.

Letters to those contemplating or on the verge of intermarrying.

What can you practically do to try and prevent an up-and-coming
intermarriage.  How about writing a letter.  We share a few examples
of letters written with this intent in mind.

Family therapist, Leora Mandel, is both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).  She was trained in the U.S and has had experience working with individuals, couples and families. Her experience spans working in schools, mental health clinics, and private practice.  She does in-home family therapy and is available for online counseling.  Leora made aliyah to Israel with her husband and children, and today lives in the Jerusalem area where she also teaches Torah classes.  She lectures on marital relationships, child rearing, Jewish holidays and home life, to help you increase the harmony in your home! Email Leora with questions or comments at:
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