Why should the world want to save Judaism?!

Zsolt Hermann
2 min readMay 25, 2024

An article in The Jerusalem Post:

My comment:

So, do we want others to save Judaism?1 Why would they want to save Judaism?! And what is the “Judaism” we speak of?!

Our greatest sages explain that “original Judaism,” the “Judaism” Jews kept until the destruction of the Second Temple, is a unique method that can teach and help us exist and behave above and against the inherently selfish, egoistic, individualistic, and hateful human nature.

This true “Judaism” can help us build human societies based on “brotherly love” and mutual guarantee despite the incessantly growing “unfounded hatred” constantly breaking out between us.

This is the “Judaism” that we should be keeping and saving through everyday practice in Israel, producing a “model Nation” that lives by the laws reality’s single governing force — and nature’s fully integrated system — defined for us.

Our National identity and purpose is to live by the law of “Love your friend as yourself” against and above everything that tries to reject and separate us, so we could become “Light unto others,” a shining example on how to survive, develop and prosper above and against the cancer-like human ego.

Perhaps if we “clarified” and showed to the world that this is the “Judaism” we want to practice and keep and that by that, we can also safeguard humanity’s continuing survival, they will also want to “save Judaism?!”

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Zsolt Hermann

I am a Hungarian-born Orthopedic surgeon presently living in New Zealand, with a profound interest in how mutually integrated living systems work.