I liked Arnold because he was this huge espresso shot of an African-American, the kind of guy who wasn’t afraid to say — or ask — anything. Jews found refuge during the Holocaust in a visa-free Shanghai. Were Jewish women more likely to marry Chinese men? Maybe it was because he had lived in this city (which I like to think of as Jewish as Woody Allen) his whole life. But later, when I left Starbucks, I wondered if I really was out of the mainstream, as a shiksa with a Chinese husband, Was it true? You usually see Jewish women married to Chinese men.” “Really? ” I was so stunned, I still I can’t remember what he said.Legend says that 200 years after his death, his grave was accidentally opened and his body was found intact.Learn to disagree without creating an unpleasant argument.They’re all Jewish, and all not afraid to tell the world — through words, or video — that they love (or once loved) Chinese men. But then I thought about all of the Western women I’ve discovered across the Internet, who love Chinese men like I do.
Whenever someone makes such a claim, ask them for a source. He narrowly escaped when the Cossacks attacked his Polish town.I’ve heard from women from Bosnia and Bulgaria to Costa Rica and New Zealand.Not everyone is white either, as Jo Kelly-Bai reminds us. Even with the evidence I found, Arnold’s conclusion seemed too simple to believe..) I had only met Arnold a few times, but I felt he was as familiar as the soy cafe au lait I held in my hands. If you want to talk of marriage between two cultures, well, the Jews and the Chinese have tied the knot — figuratively — for a long time.
He and I bonded over China one evening at the gym, and pretty soon we went from lifting weights to lifting coffee cups over at the Starbucks just down the street from me. Kaifeng became home to a community Sephardic Jews during the Northern Song Dynasty, and they thrived there for more than 700 years.Interviewees also described their Jewish spouses as having a sense of “ethnic tradition” and an immigrant legacy found lacking in non-Jewish whites they had known or dated.