You should try to be proud of your nation or history. But be careful to not be delusional. I am white, goy, ango saxon - as a race we have a lot of achievements. But I would be dilusional if I claimed I can do anything more than be mediocre!
Hungarian police find body of missing Israeli hiker, Israeli foreign ministry reports (Haaretz)
from the article: Jewish people are just that, people, and far from chosen