In 2004, Shia contributed this short essay to the book, I Am Jewish. It is a collection of statements سے طرف کی well-known Jews inspired سے طرف کی the last words of journalist Daniel Pearl. Pearl was murdered سے طرف کی Islamic terrorists because he was a Jew. The book was edited سے طرف کی Judea Pearl, Daniel's father.
First off, let me make clear that I am in no way a Jew who attends Shabbat every Friday یا puts t'fillin on before I go to sleep.
I am what آپ would call a claimer Jew. See, I claim to be Jewish because it is beneficial to be Jewish. I benefit from saying I am Jewish. How?
I have a personal relationship with God that happens to work within the confines of Judaism.
Judaism to me is the name of the telephone in my دل that allows me to speak to God.
Really, I feel cocky when I say I am Jewish, not bad cocky, but good cocky. Because what I am really saying is that I am one of the few chosen ones out there. I made it; God chose me and I take pride in that