Jewish & Proud - World Jewish Congress

Jewish & Proud

A Guide to Understanding the Jewish People

Every Jew should have a strong sense of Jewish pride. Some people may feel a deep connection to Jewish history and tradition. Others may feel a sense of responsibility to continue the legacy of Jewish values and teachings. 

Regardless of the individual reasons, Jewish pride is a powerful and meaningful expression of one's connection to a unique and enduring cultural and spiritual tradition. In honor of Jewish American Heritage month, this May, we asked WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps members from around the world why they are proud to be Jewish.

Here's what they had to say.