In the first assigned reading “Jewish Women and JewishMen” Reading1-Jan9-jokes explains the contradiction between Jewish people andAmericans. In the readings, American myths are being said “Marriage should bebased on the free choice of partner within a framework of mutual attraction”(page 114).
American tends to marry social people which is their own class butmarriage is limited. Nevertheless, Jewish culture are small minority whereas marryingintermarriage is forbidden which will diminish the size of their community,culture and traditions. However, “shiksa” which are the dumb blondes, non-Jewishwomen, and sexy that allure Jewish men to commit sin from their culture. Furthermore,the social tension between Americans and Jewish are just stereotypes.