There is no reference to excommunication or dissolving such marriages either in chapter 10, 13 or elsewhere in Nehemiah.
Forced divorce and excommunication of foreign women previously married to the Jews of Israel does ocur in Ezra chapter 10.
They care about who's in bed next to them, first and foremost.
There's a video put out by the Reform Movement of America, a real-life documentary depicting a series of group therapy sessions for intermarried couples, designed to help them deal with the unique issues of intermarriage.In several places in the Jewish Bible, there are relations which appear to be intermarriages - for example, King David is described as marrying the daughter of the king of Geshur, (PLease note - this is not what Nehemaih cited refers to. refers to not buying grain on the Sabbath and forgiving debts in the 7th year. 1899) which documents an event in Ukraine that the artist read about: a Jewish woman was attacked by members of her community for falling in love with a Christian convert.Interfaith marriage in Judaism (also called mixed marriage or intermarriage) was historically looked upon with very strong disfavour by Jewish leaders, and it remains a controversial issue amongst them today.Hey, if these guys like good looking blondes, and not girls with the unattractive large nose/weak chin combination, then more power to them.