Chosen People - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • T.R. Simon
    • 09.10.11 | 17:01 (IST)

    There is one aspect of being a member of the "chosen people" that I am really proud of and that Mr. Levy failed to consider. Unlike Christians and Muslims, the Jewish religion is not a missionary one. We don't try to convert anyone to our beliefs; on the contrary, we make it rather difficult for Gentiles to convert. We wish to remain an exclusive club which would be impossible if the whole world belonged to it. That's what I like most about being Jewish.

    from the article: Jewish people are just that, people, and far from chosen
    First published 02:21 09.10.11 | Last updated 02:21 09.10.11
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