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Why I Am a Jew

The most fateful moment in my life came when I asked myself, “Who am I?” This is my answer.

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Visitor Comments: 26

(25) MordechaiF, January 11, 2017 7:02 PM

Question

I do not understand what Rabbi Sacks means when he says " and though we have loved G-d with an everlasting love, we've never stopped wrestling with Him, nor He with us" (at the 5 minute mark in the video) Can anyone explain this? Thank you!

Natan, February 14, 2017 5:25 AM

Wrestle

Israel means he who wrestles with G-d

(24) Hadassah, September 21, 2015 8:42 PM

powerful

Thank you so much for this moving video.Perfect for helping one gain perspective through confusing times.I feel so much more ready for the holidays with these concepts clarified....

(23) Liliana, September 13, 2015 12:23 PM

I was born Jewish but couldn't understand after I saw a movie about the Holocaust why someone would want to remain Jewish knowing that they could die because antisemitism repeats. I asked my parents why I should remain a Jew knowing that it is possible with the history of the Jews that someone would possibly come after them again and again and they couldn't explain except to say that being Jewish is in your blood. As I got a little older and explored other religions in order to understand the world around me and finally explored my own as well I finally understood why I am a Jew. However, your short video touched me very deeply and explained all my questions from so long ago in just a few minutes. I thought it was deeply moving and very inspirational and will continue to share it with others. I only wish you had this video in a russian translation as well. Thank you with all my heart.

(22) Rene, September 13, 2015 8:46 AM

Hashem will be proud and happy

Hashem will be proud and happy to listen. Thanks alot.

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