Humanistic Judaism is a nontheistic alternative in contemporary Jewish life, defining Judaism as the cultural and historical experience of the Jewish people.The Society for Humanistic Judaism answers the question, "Is intermarriage contributing to the demise of Judaism?Interfaith marriage is also distinct from the concepts of religious assimilation, cultural assimilation, religious disaffiliation, and apostasy.Despite the distinction, these issues are associated with aspects of interfaith marriage.In others, religious tradition opposes interfaith marriage but may allow it in limited circumstances.Several major religions are mute on the issue, and still others allow it with requirements for ceremony and custom.Vedas and Gita do not talk of caste and related marriages because those are spiritual texts.
According to varna system, marriage is normally between two individuals of the same varna.
" on its website: "Intermarriage is the positive consequence of a free and open society.
If the Jewish community is open, welcoming, embracing, and pluralistic, we will encourage more people to identify with the Jewish people rather than fewer.
Intermarriage could contribute to the continuity of the Jewish people." Since the early 20th century, rates of Jewish intermarriage have increased.
In the United States from 1996 to 2001, nearly half (47 percent) of marriages involving Jews were intermarriages with non-Jewish partners In Hinduism the concept of interfaith marriage doesn't exist as all other known religions were born after all the ancient Sanskrit Hindu texts were written.
According to Manu Smriti, partners in an inter-gotra marriage should be shunned.