They Say: Burn Jew! But The Eternal Jew Rises Like the Phoenix.

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  1. Yael Shahar says:

    A fascinating connection–the Jewish people and the Phoenix. Not an idea that I had heard before, but you make the linkage seem very apt! In his book, The Dawn, Yoram Hazony argues that the qualities of justice and righteousness which Avraham was to pass on to his descendants grant a sort immunity against the usual dissolution of nations, and that so long as we “breed true” in a cultural sense, we will be around as long as human life persists.

    • Sheri Oz says:

      Well, seems to be right. Looks like we and a few other indigenous nations on this troubled globe of ours have quite the longevity.

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