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Consequently our marriage was not the hasty, impassioned leap of two people soaring on the Icarian wings of a first love.
They can say what they like about Germany, but democratic America is far from wholeheartedly accepting the Jews.Remember that Ben couldn't join a fraternity at his university.We determined that no obstacle should prevent our union, and obstacles there were a-plenty as soon as our families learned our intention.'Child,' entreated my mother, who deep in her heart had always hoped that what she referred to as my superior intelligence, careful upbringing, talents, and attractiveness, would land me a husband well up in the social levels, ‘bethink yourself what this means.Married to a Jew, you will be barred from certain circles.
Remember there are clubs and resorts and residential districts that bar Jews.Remember there are a dozen other less tangible discriminations against them.''That makes not a whit of difference, to me,' I stubbornly maintained. I'd marry him if he were a Hottentot.''But, child, remember the racial and religious differences between you.