She waxes poetic about why Jewish men are great boyfriend material: They're smart, entrepreneurial, generous, doting, and funny. Grish, a shiksa (non-Jewish woman) and founding fashion editor at Sports Illustrated Women , offers a playful little guide to understanding and snagging the perfect Jewish male. Kristina Grish is the author of three books, including Simon Spotlight Entertainment's Boy Vey! She's currently a contributing editor to Marie Claire and has written for Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Teen Vogue, Outside, and Vibe, among others.
‘THEY feed your mind and your appetite,” writes author Kristina Grish, “and they’re the ultimate caretakers without a hint of machismo.
They’re also generous and thoughtful, thanks to a matriarchal culture that’s taught them to appreciate women’s strength, candor, humor and intelligence.” Should you be lucky enough to bed one of them, “brace yourself for a passionate performance.” Just who are these red-hot sizzling sex machines?
ou have heard all the stereotypes – Jewish men have overbearing mothers.
Jewish men have a strong pull towards tradition and their heritage and Jewish men are nervous, Woody Allen-types on dates.
According to a 2000 survey conducted by the City University of New York, more than half of Jews marry non-Jews – a dramatic increase from 13 percent in 1970.
Among them is Mike Winograd, a 34-year-old Jewish attorney who married an Irish-American, Siobhan.
Includes bibliographical references Foreword : "About a girl" by Ben Kaplan -- Why choose the chosen ones?
-- You probably won't meet him in Wyoming -- Summer camp is not a cult (and other honest mistakes) -- Because neurosis and guilt are part of his DNA -- The first shtup -- Why antacids are the fifth food group -- Talk Yiddish to me -- The Jewish mother -- Mishpocheh and the Hanukkah bush -- Afterword : Boy vey!
But the fact of the matter is that Jewish men, in general, defy those stereotypes, and are far more complex.