Why Are the Jewish People Called the “Chosen People?”
Author: Avi Snyder

When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he’s saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry out a particular task. So what is it we were set apart to do?

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A People of Destiny
August 21, 2015
Author: David Brickner

Are you a person of destiny? Here are some thoughts on what that means.

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Another Election?
November 7, 2012
Topics: chosen people
Author: Rich Robinson

As of last night (at the time of this writing), the American presidential election has been decided, along with numerous state contests and local measures. In the modern world it’s considered a touchstone of democracy for there to be fair and free elections....

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Jewish Humor in Not-so-Funny Times
Author: Susan Perlman

A look at the significance of Jewish laughter.

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Spiritual Amnesia and the Jewish People
Author: Naomi Rothstein

From Mosaic times to today, the problem of Jewish memory loss regarding God and how to follow him.

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Is Dr. Laura’s Message Really Good Medicine?
Author: Naomi Rothstein

Is this convert to Orthodox Judaism correct in enforcing a strict moral code?

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Acceptance: The Jewish Dilemma
Author: Mitch Glaser

What does it mean to be Jewish? The answer evades us. Rabbis are less than unanimous in defining what a Jew is. For some, being Jewish means a lifetime of wandering through the Sinai wilderness of identity. I remember a major debate that I shared with other young...

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A Calendar That Tells More Than the Date
Author: Moishe Rosen

The central theme of the message which brought Jewish people together and bound us to one another is Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one God.” In this affirmation, there are many inferences to be understood. Some would look no further than the interpretation...

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A Calendar That Tells More Than the Date
Author: Moishe Rosen

The central theme of the message which brought Jewish people together and bound us to one another is Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one God.” In this affirmation, there are many inferences to be understood. Some would look no further than the interpretation...

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