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By Jewish law (what you call "based on the Torah")? If you are speaking of young people of marriageable age, hundreds of thousands of accumulated experiences show that it is highly likely that one's "like" of a fine young person with whom one shares many values - and one doesn't have to be Jewish to be a fine person with wonderful values - will grow into "love", and, ultimately, a desire for marriage and family.Answers: Yes- in the Jewish religion, being 'Jewish' goes through the mother, since she is the one who gives birth.According to Jewish law, a person who is born to a Jewish woman or who halachicly (following Jewish law) converts to Judaism is a Jew.The Reform movement considers children who are born to a Jewish man and non-Jewish woman, who are raised as Jews, to be Jews. Did you want two bagels stacked with spreads on spreads on spreads," my mom will ask you when you visit. The correct answer is always "yes" and the correct follow-up question is "This must be your mother's recipe, right? Although it might be acceptable for a non-Jew to speak at a Jewish funeral in some communities, it would never be appropriate for that person to speak on behalf of the family.
Under traditional Jewish law, Jewishness is inherited through the mother so that only children of Jewish mothers are considered to be Jewish.
Don't bother with the formalities of which parent determines whether the child is Jewish; they're not relevant at this stage.
As long as one maintains his/her moral behavior, one is allowed to have good friends of all sexes and of all kinds. That end of the process is, indeed, against Jewish law; a) - we are a small people, and being Jewish is, inter alia, an all-encompassing way of concrete living - if we intermarry, we disappear, and our way of life goes with it; b) - a great deal of Jewish living centers around the home and the family, and an individual Jew will not be able to live those meaningfully together with a spouse who is not Jewish. Unless you are speaking of a young Jewish woman who has been filled with formal notions about what is or is not written, and has not internalized - or cannot convey to her non-Jewish friend - an intelligent understanding and insight into how real life works, with wisdom and sensitivity.
The rituals surrounding death and burial in Judaism are very specific.
The funeral must be lead by either a rabbi or someone Jewish (in non-Orthodox communities, it can be either a Jewish man or woman).