Today I had a chat with a coworker who lives in my apartment complex.
He dropped by my place unannounced and started talking about random things.
There is no reference to excommunication or dissolving such marriages either in chapter 10, 13 or elsewhere in Nehemiah.
Forced divorce and excommunication of foreign women previously married to the Jews of Israel does ocur in Ezra chapter 10.
The principle is essentially a general one, and the deuteronomic explanation doesn't clarify why it singles out the Canaanites in particular; one of the Talmudic writers took it to forbid all intermarriage with non-Jewish nations.
with a Midianite woman (not from the seven Canaanite nations); this took place at a time when foreign (Moabite) women were inducing the Jews to perform idolatry.
I'm going to have to move, I thought, because I've dated every eligible Jewish man in D. This is the true story of a 20-something Jewish woman trying to find the perfect Jewish mate.
And yet, I wouldn't even be here if my mother had been on such a pursuit.
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