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Many blessing of the Patriarchs and Moses to the Israelites include various forms of national superiority to other peoples. For example Gen 27:

יַעַבְדוּךָ עַמִּים וְיִשְׁתַּחֲווּ לְךָ לְאֻמִּים,
הֱוֵה גְבִיר לְאַחֶיךָ וְיִשְׁתַּחֲוּוּ לְךָ בְּנֵי אִמֶּךָ ...׃

Let peoples serve you, And nations bow to you; Be master over your brothers, And let your mother’s sons bow to you...”

In fact, the 2500 years of the history of the Jewish people is full of struggles, wars, and submission to other nations, and, besides the historically dubious conquest of Yehoshuah, I'm not aware of periods of ruling over others.

Are those blessings only relevant in the World to Come or there's another interpretation relevant to our reality?


NOTE: I don't refer to single Jews that made history each in his field, I'm talking about the Jews as a nation.

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