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Now, about 30 percent of Jews are married to someone outside the faith.American Muslims are going through a similar transition, one that could profoundly change the Muslim experience in the United States.
About a century ago, when hundreds of thousands of Jews were immigrating to the United States, only about 1 percent, by some estimates, married non-Jews.
They are currently writing A Skeptic's Guide to Islam.
To get this out of the way: Karim is not a “Muslim name.” It is an Arabic name that Muslims name their children, since Karim is one of the 99 names of Allah, but the word and name predate Islam.
That was the first year Pew studied whom Muslims married, and it’s one of the only organizations to do so.
Muslims intermarry less often than other faith groups with longer histories in the United States, such as Catholics and Jews, but they do so more often than Hindus (10 percent) and about as often as Mormons (17 percent), according to a 2007 Pew study.