Using reason and logic, it is almost impossible to explain the continued existence of the Jewish people. Either you believe in miracles or you have to admit that Israel is a unique stroke of luck.
Far larger and more powerful peoples have not survived what the tiny nation of Israel has overcome in its history. Philosophers, historians and writers have difficulty explaining the mystery of Israel in the modern world. Those who do not believe in God and the Bible must nevertheless find an explanation as to why a small nation like Israel can boast a 3,000-year history.
Israel Today has collected a number of statements by great philosophers, historians and writers from various nations around the world, who have attempted to explain the mystery of Israel.
Already in the Bible God promises His people that He will keep them in exile.
“Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not spurn them, neither will I abhor them so as to destroy them utterly and break my covenant with them, for...