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How has the Jewish nation outlived all its oppressors?
A. We don’t need no education—which means to say we do need education. And when it comes to Jewish survival, lots of it. Jewish education is...

Why are so many Jews involved in altruistic causes?
The Jewish nation was created with a mission: A mission to introduce G-d to the world, to bring all of creation to its Creator, and to turn a jungle...

What is Jewish integrity?
 “Jewish” means an expressing of the Jewish soul, usually via the religion called Judaism, and “integrity” means keeping...

Isn't it racist and arrogant to call Jews chosen?
No. "Chosen" doesn't mean "privileged" or "entitled." It refers to a unique covenant that you have with G-d. This is responsibility. (BTW, if any...

What does the "Chosen Ones" mean?
In a nutshell--chosen for great responsibility and obligation. Why the Jewish People? This goes back to the Bible--to the beginning of our history with...

Why are the Jews called "Hebrews"?
The word "Hebrew" comes from the Hebrew word "Ivri." Jews are called Hebrews because their ancestor and founder, Abraham, is called1...

Is there any way to explain anti-Semitism?
There have been many books written on this topic, and many theories have been offered to explain the centuries-old phenomenon of anti-Semitism. What is so...

What is the Secret of Jewish Survival?
Jewish history is one of the oldest in the world, beginning its national history with the Revelation at Mount Sinai some 3,300 years ago. In the...

The Chosen People: Chosen for What?
“You have chosen us from among the nations” (Siddur). The Jews are referred to as “the Chosen People”. Many Jews themselves ask,...

How can we be certain that the Jews were never "unchosen" by G-d?
The fact that G-d chose the Jews emanates from G-d's Will (Ratzon), which transcends logic and intellect.[Now you might be thinking, "Why would G-d...

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