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Ezek. 20). Israel is required to obey the Torah even when it is not in her nationalistic self-interest. Thus, the compromise of Yavneh, which so influenced all subsequent Judaism, surely indicates that national sovereignty was very much qualified in order that the Torah might be supreme. 41 The practical implication of assuming that the Torah is solely for the sake of affirming the election of Israel is to see no transcendent standard governing Israel's relationships with the nations of the world.
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A People Apart: Chosenness and Ritual in Jewish Philosophical Thought by Daniel H. Frank