n. Notion that Jews are God's chosen people, based on biblical quotes.
"In a way, the Jewish people have invented the idea of chosenness, but in truth, the idea of chosenness has also invented the Jewish people." (source)
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Who Uses This
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
This concept has been interpreted in different ways by different groups.
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