A Jewish-Asian Couple’s Union Leads to a Scholarly Interest in Intermarriage

A Jewish-Asian Couple’s Union Leads to a Scholarly Interest in Intermarriage

Samuel G. Freedman, The New York Times, 06/15/2012

From that encounter grew not only their own subsequent marriage but a joint scholarly interest in the very trend they embodied: intermarriage between Asian-Americans and American Jews. Their major research paper on the subject appeared in February, just three months before arguably the highest-profile example of the phenomenon, the wedding of Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder, to his longtime girlfriend, Dr. Priscilla Chan.