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The Jewish population is declining; Bible said it would; history says it is

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The Jewish population is declining; the Bible said it would; history is proving it is

Ezekiel
Chapter 21
1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
2 Son of man, set thy face toward Jerusalem, and drop thy word toward the holy places, and prophesy against the land of Israel,
3 And say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I am against thee, and will draw forth my sword out of his sheath, and will cut off from thee the righteous and the wicked.
22 At his right hand was the divination for Jerusalem, to appoint captains, to open the mouth in the slaughter, to lift up the voice with shouting, to appoint battering rams against the gates, to cast a mount, and to build a fort.
23 And it shall be unto them as a false divination in their sight, to them that have sworn oaths: but he will call to remembrance the iniquity, that they may be taken.
24 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.
25 And thou, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end,
27 I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more, until he come whose right it is; and I will give it him.
28 And thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning the Ammonites, and concerning their reproach; even say thou, The sword, the sword is drawn: for the slaughter it is furbished, to consume because of the glittering:
29 Whiles they see vanity unto thee, whiles they divine a lie unto thee, to bring thee upon the necks of them that are slain, of the wicked, whose day is come, when their iniquity shall have an end.
30 Shall I cause it to return into his sheath? I will judge thee in the place where thou wast created, in the land of thy nativity.
31 And I will pour out mine indignation upon thee, I will blow against thee in the fire of my wrath, and deliver thee into the hand of brutish men, and skilful to destroy.
32 Thou shalt be for fuel to the fire; thy blood shall be in the midst of the land; thou shalt be no more remembered: for I the LORD have spoken it.

In 1939, the core Jewish population reached 17 million.
In 2018, the core Jewish population reached 14.6 million.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_po ... by_country

The above is a drop of 2.4 million Jews


No other ethnic or religious groups population dropped except, just one, the Jewish one.
One must wonder why, what was the cause-? Some may try to blame this downward trend on the holocaust, but the holocaust does not explain why there are more deaths than births. You must look deeper to find the reason why.

comments welcome; pro or con

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thomasdixon wrote: Sat Sep 19, 2020 3:16 pm The Jewish population is declining; the Bible said it would; history is proving it is


... say to the land of Israel, Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I am against thee
, and will draw forth my sword out of his sheath, and will cut off from thee the righteous and the wicked.
...Because ye have made your iniquity to be remembered, in that your transgressions are discovered, so that in all your doings your sins do appear; because, I say, that ye are come to remembrance, ye shall be taken with the hand.
... profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end,

27 I will overturn, overturn, overturn, it: and it shall be no more ...


The above is a drop of 2.4 million Jews


No other ethnic or religious groups population dropped except, just one, the Jewish one.
One must wonder why, what was the cause-? Some may try to blame this downward trend on the holocaust, but the holocaust does not explain why there are more deaths than births. You must look deeper to find the reason why.

comments welcome; pro or con



There's a problem with your OP. On the one hand it alleges a decline in the Jewish population but then cites biblical passages that refer to Israel, not to Judea. Every other source I have seen online indicates that the Jewish population is actually growing albeit at a slow pace.

The real problem is the world's failure to acknowledge who or what is a real Jew. In youtube I have had discussions about it and people have used bad language in their debates on this matter. For example, people have told me I could not be a real Jew since I do not profess any religion. In reply I say that the Bible identifies Jews as an ethnicity, not a religion. Therefore, I am a Jew because of my direct ancestry to David, Solomon, and Jesus. One group feels only those descended of Askenazim are true Jews. Others feel only those of Sefardic, Yemeni, and Mizraim descendancy are so. In the past I was drawn into those arguments but no longer allow myself to take a side in them. If one feels the need to identify oneself as a Jew for religious or ethnic purposes or reasons, then so be it. Let one decide for oneself and all others need to refrain from sitting in judgment of those who do.

Perhaps some day Hispanics of the West Indies who are descendants of Sefardic Jews exiled from Spain in 1492 will realize they are direct descendants of biblical Jews. This will increase the 16 million or so classified as Jews to increase by millions. But who knows whether they will identify with Judaism as religion or ethnicity. Either way should be just fine as far as I'm concerned.

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NOVEMBER 2003 –
1.2 MAIN TRENDS IN JEWISH DEMOGRAPHY Figures on population size, characteristics, and trends are a primary tool in the assessment of Jewish community needs and prospects at the local level and worldwide.

In the US, however, much because of the same reasons just outlined, the historical momentum of Jewish population growth reached a standstill at the end of the 20th century. .,…,,.,The crucially relevant message is that because of the intertwined effect of continuing low fertility, assimilation, and large scale emigration, the Jewish population in the FSU is continuing its rapid downward course. The momentum of these trends is not exhausted, and they are expected to continue to operate at least for several years ahead with obvious implications for emerging changes in Jewish population distribution globally.
http://www.claimscon.org/forms/allocati ... CHEIC_.pdf
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Jewish Population on the Decline in America
September 23, 2000
Source: The Houston Chronicle
On September 23, 2000, The Houston Chronicle reported that "if present trends continue, by the year 2080 North America's Jewish population will drop by a third, to 4 million, according to projections in the new American Jewish Year Book...The article says that outside Israel there has been 'unprecedented erosion' in the Jewish family due to lower birth rates and such factors as delayed marriages, couples cohabiting out of wedlock and rising divorce. The annual, published by the American Jewish Committee, reports there are currently 5.7 million Jews in the United States, 362,000 in Canada and 13,191,500 worldwide."
https://hwpi.harvard.edu/pluralismarchi ... ne-america

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