In fact, they prefer them to the girls who are identifiable as Jewish merely by appearance.
I know several blondes who married these guys, even converting to Judaism, when they were very indifferent to the Protestantism or Catholicism in which they were raised.
JDate, the largest and best known of the online Jewish dating services, has more than 500,000 members worldwide.
Of those, more than 5,000 members registered as "from another religious stream"-- read: not Jewish.
I realize there are some Kabbalistic opinions that souls of converts were really Jewish from the moment they were born.
My question is this: rabbis traditionally ignore the first few requests for conversion.
From that point on, if she keeps all the commandments to the same level as a relatively lax Jew, she is still considered fully Jewish.
But, for interested parties, here are my dating requirements: I date anyone I can have sex with and not want to hit with a claw hammer the next morning.
Just like fellow Jewish women Winona Ryder, Natalie Portman, Dianna Agron, Scarlett Johansson, Idina Menzel, Lea Michele, Mila Kunis, Bar Rafaeli, Kat Dennings, Evan Rachel Wood, Rachel Weisz, Lizzy Caplan, Ashley Tisdale... And furthermore: Granted, I don't get this as often as other Jewish women do, probably because I live in Brooklyn and write about jizz for a living and am generally a weird example.
Not only are there about a million and one ways that Jewish people can look (see above), but when non-Jewish people say this, what we hear is: "You look like the super-offensive Jewish physical stereotype." Would you go around telling people they look Episcopalian? (So, short answer: No.) The percentage of us who will only date rich guys is the same percentage of all women — or men — who will only date rich people.
And they are surprisingly difficult to fill even without looking at someone's W4 to determine whether they're wealthy enough to be with me. Just because you have positive feelings about something doesn't mean you automatically have to have negative feelings about something else.