I often wonder if God has a different attitude towards people who are not Jews. Why Jews are consisdered to be most favored nation? Does that mean that all other people are inferior to Jews? Wouldn't that be racism? Please explain
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Let's start by talking about love in human terms. Why does Person A love Person B? There can be a couple of possibilities:
When we talk about G-d loving the Jewish people, both of these factors come into play.
One corollary of all of this, though, is that this doesn't necessarily mean that Jews enjoy preferential treatment. On the contrary, G-d has much higher expectations of Jews - meaning that our slipups are much more serious and carry greater consequences. "Only you have I known [intimately] among all of the families on earth," says the prophet in G-d's name, "therefore I will call you to account for all of your sins" (Amos 3:2). Or, as the popular expression has it, "With great power comes great responsibility."