(YNetNews) Why does Jew-hatred exist? What fuels racism? According to Safed’s Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, the crux of the matter lies in the gentiles’ “jealousy of God’s chosen people.”

In a lesson held at the Machon Meir Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Eliyahu claimed that the brutal shooting of a rabbi and three children at a Jewish school in Toulouse on Monday was a clear indication that the world hates Jews because God chose them for his patronage.

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