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The Tanakh teaches that, “The diligent will rule, while the lazy will be put to forced labor”. Most Jews work for themselves and hire employees instead of being employees.

Jews are estimated to be less than 1% of the world's population yet approximately 25% of the world's billionaires are Jewish.

While many ethnic and religious groups are mainly focused on the afterlife and downplaying this world, Jews view wealth and success as a blessing and gift from God.

Religious Jews believe that all things come from God, as God owns everything. The Tanakh says, “The Lord makes some poor and others rich; he brings some down and lifts others up” (NLT, 1 Samuel 2:7). “The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it” (NIV, Proverbs 10:22).

Although some popular religious texts such as the New Testament, Quran, Bhagavad Gita, Tao Te Ching, or Tibetan Book of the Dead contain interesting insights and stories, it is the Jewish religious texts such as the Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures) that contain valuable information on acquiring wealth.

Jews believe that people are creators, not consumers. The role of humans is to improve and perfect God's creations through work, creation, and innovation.

It has become a cultural norm in Jewish families for parents to bring up their children to value wealth.

Rabbi Elazar ben Azariah said, "Where there is no money, there is no learning." The rabbis explain that unless people's stomachs are full and satisfied, they cannot study, grow spiritually, and do good works.

Jewish families encourage pursuit of wealth accumulation, high-income careers, and investing.

No other ethnic group has even come close to matching the abilities and accomplishments of Jews.

Jews highly value having an abundance of money for the sake of caring for their families and for helping the needy.

Wealth is a planned result that requires productive work and dedication. The Tanakh says, “The plans of the diligent lead only to abundance; but all who rush in arrive only at want” (CJB, Proverbs 21:5).

Jews have been the most successful and productive nation in history.

The Jews are known for their perseverance and this is what helps them achieve their goals. Perseverance means continuous persistence in a course of action, a purpose, in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement.

The Talmud says that “blessed is He who has created all these to serve me.” German politician Julius Streicher said, “It is an open secret that Jews do not work, but rather let others work for them.

Cursed is the ground for thy sake; in toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life.
Tanakh (JPS, Genesis 3:17)

Blessed is He that discerneth secrets.
Talmud (Berakoth 58a)

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