its not only assimilation, by itself it is not a big deal , but - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • steve-nyc
    • 02.12.11 | 02:57 (IST)

    the intermarriage rate for American Jews is 50% or more. By the 3rd generation any trace of being Jewish is gone. Only 18% of the children in the first generation, offspring of the intermarriage, are Jewish. We Jews are aiding and abetting our own destruction. The cause is simple we don't educate our children or our selves in the richness of Jewish heritage, even though we are the worlds most successful minority. I applaud the effort of the Absorption Ministry. As for XMAS in America it is one huge commercial joke ironically started by the Bloomingdale and Strauss families in the 1880-1890's.

    from the article: U.S. Jewish groups furious over campaign to bring expat Israelis back home
    First published 23:47 01.12.11 | Last updated 23:47 01.12.11
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