Can a Reform Jew marry a Christian

In developed nations, anybody over the legal age of consent can marry anyone (usually limited to the opposite sex) they choose, with no barriers on religious grounds in law.

There is some concern among Jewish communities about the practice of “marrying out” – when Jews marry non-Jewish partners, expecially if the male partner is Jewish as any children resulting from the marriage will then not be halakhically (“according to Jewish law”) Jewish. However, Reform communities are becoming ever more liberal and any member of such a community is unlikely to experience the problems that an Orthodox Jew might if he or she were to marry a non-Jewish partner. Some even accept children as Jewish even if the mother is not.

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