Like Mennonites, Amish, Hutterites, the Jews were concerned about retaining the uniqueness of their faith practices and peoplehood.. Three quarters of US Jews are reported to be marrying outside the faith.One may safely guess that more than half the Jews who have ever lived were somehow cut off from our tribe. Inquisition. Shoah. How else, besides a Jewish state, can we retain our spiritual heritage and be a unique light unto the world?
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from the article: Missing the forest