Chosen by God to observe his commandments. Its an obligation and responsibility not some social privilege like Susan and others make it out to be.<quoted text>
Chosen by who for what? nobody ever told me this.
And before you go off on a tangent about your own atheistic leanings, as a Jew, I really dont care whether or not you believe in God, so your own opinion about our commitment to observing Gods commandments is meaningless to us.