My entire family is Jewish and 99 percent secular, atheist, bull-headed, stubborn and narrow-minded, closed to the existence of God ["How the Reformation failed"].
I have suffered an entire lifetime of not open rejection, but an unspoken rejection and non-acceptance of my faith. Even among those who are more "open," the skepticism and rejection of God remains, even though I had hoped and prayed all my life that something would change.
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Look at the majority of Jews today in the USA: mostly secular, atheist in their pronouncements, anti-God in their hearts. Though there are faith-filled Jews, too many have turned their backs on the Lord, the God of our fathers, the Creator.
Of course, much of the non-Jewish community is also nominally faithful, often materialistic and enthralled with the pleasures of this world.
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