Publication Date: March 2002
Author(s): Steve Greenberg
Series: CLAL Politics and Policy Archive (March 6, 2002)
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Community Relations; Global Responsibility; Community Formation; Jewish Text
The author discusses the meaning of chosenness in terms of group identity and negation of an "other." He finds that chosenness, once properly understood, motivates and assures, and empowers people to act decisively for the greater good.