Couple signing the ketubahIsrael-born actress Natalie Portman and French choreographer Benjamin Millepied tied the knot in a private Jewish ceremony back in 2012. Now, the parents to two-year-old Aleph are living in Israel while Portman works on her directorial debut, an adaptation of A Tale of Love and Darkness by Amos Oz. After "falling in love with the country," Millepied has reportedly decided to convert to Judaism.
This made us wonder: How important is it for you and your spouse to follow the same religion? Nearly a decade ago, Portman was quoted as saying, "A priority for me is definitely that I'd like to raise my kids Jewish, but the ultimate thing is to have someone who is a good person and who is a partner."
From personal experience, I definitely think one of the most important things to work out in advance is how you're going to raise your kids, if you decide to have them. My husband is Jewish, and I was raised Catholic. In our day-to-day lives, it doesn't really affect us. It's actuallyRead More »from Would You Convert Religions for Your Significant Other?