They need to have a solid, unambiguous identity which gives them a place in the world. Please ensure your question does not appear in the archives before submitting it. Would frequent use of the word "nigger" have been acceptable? Note that this is not a homework service! The Aish Rabbi cannot respond without a valid email. And if he turns to Judaism, he'll regard him as a traitor for having intermarried!
His friends were all Jewish as he grew up, and he attended March of the Living.
The Jewish fear of intermarriage
The fact is that 92 percent of children of intermarriage marry non-Jews, effectively detaching themselves forever from the Jewish people. That doesn't mean we should make decisions on the basis of what our parents want. I have a folder of emails from intermarried people whose lives turned to horror when they or their spouses turned back to religion. He finally agreed to the Bris, but said, 'I'm sure you'll understand when I take the baby to be baptized. We don't always realize it, but belief in God is an essential part of our identity. Until that trial separation, he does not have clarity about the right thing to do. S atire is at its most effective when it plays with stereotypes.