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    • Ephraim
    • 10.09.09 | 02:39 (IDT)

    I don't get it. Judaism is a religion, not a social club or financial institution. Jews received the Torah. That is who we are. If you do not want to follow the Torah, then don't call yourself Jewish, and do not insult or berate me for being Jewish. Jews have been persecuted for thousands of years. Why would any sane person, who does not want to follow the Torah, want to label themselves as Jewish? I don't get it. Can some "secular" (non-Jew) please explain why you would want to be labeled Jewish, with all the racism that exists today, if you do not follow Jewish law. It just does not make sense.

    from the article: 'Lost Jews' video shows Israeli chutzpah towards Diaspora Jewry
    First published 17:14 08.09.09 | Last updated 10:15 09.09.09
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