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c. 2008 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Think American Jewish angst over intermarriage is a modern creation? Consider Abigail Franks, a high-society Jewish mother in Colonial New York. The year was 1733, and Franks’ daughter had just married a Christian from another prominent family. Franks was so distraught and angry over this that she plotted to […]