What makes a secularist call him/herself foreost a Jew? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yaakov Kayman
    • 15.05.06 | 10:59 (IDT)

    Does one who does not actively practice authentic Judaism have to like gefilte fish, eat a lot of bagels, or sing Hatikvah in a heartfelt manner to be foremost a Jew? The focal point of Jewishness, a nebulous term, is JudaISM. Just like, lehavdil, an exclusive country club, Judaism has membership rules, and has had them for millenia. Sorry you don't like that, Mr. Beilin! Tough.

    from the article: First and foremost a Jew
    First published 00:00 15.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.05.06
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