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In fact, there is no account of capital punishment, in regards to this law, in Jewish history.Rabbinic tradition understands the Torah's system of capital punishment to not be in effect for the past approximately 2,000 years, in the absence of a Sanhedrin and Temple.C., past trips to Israel, and guilt over skipping religious services earlier that day.And then the conversation turned to dating.“Would you ever marry a non-Jew? Answers varied; one person said she wasn’t sure, while another said she might consider marrying someone who was willing to convert.
That's the new strategy of a group of rabbis who are launching a different kind of Jewish dating website called the "J sites" -- JMontreal, JMiami, JBoston and, coming soon, JNew York, JLondon, JBerlin and JHong Kong.The database gives the matchmaker access to potentially thousands more singles than he or she could otherwise come to know.When a match seems promising, the matchmaker releases profiles and pictures to both parties. Jennifer Wise Miller, a married social worker and volunteer matchmaker with JMontreal, requests a call after the first date. There was the woman, for example, who wondered why her date would ask nothing deeper than where she liked to shop.Although many religious people want to marry someone of the same faith, the issue is particularly complicated for Jews: For many, faith is tied tightly to ethnicity as a matter of religious teaching.Jews do accept conversion, but it's a long and difficult process, even in Reform communities—as of 2013, only 2 percent of the Jewish population are converts.