Smug complacence is a certain path to eventual destruction. This topic has been discussed on many forum threads, and there is much that threatens the future of jews - demographically, culturally, socially, politically, and militarily. The forces come from without and from within. Just because we have come through fire until now does not guarantee the next 100 years. It is possible that Israel of a generation ago was the modern apotheosis of this nation.
from the article: Policy planning institute: Future of Jewish people is not assured