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I guess you are basing your opinion on physical and genetic concepts and point of view. But the reason that Abraham was considered the first Jew is because he believed in a Monotheistic Creator and rejected the pagan gods of the rest of the world society at that time.
Abraham was the first Jew on account of that courage and insight to recognize that "all is one," the doctrine or belief that there is but one Creator, which is still the main concept for Jewish faith today.
As a result of the lineage of the Jewish people stemming, as you say, from Isaac, son of Abraham, and his son, Jacob who was also named Israel, and his 12 sons who constituted the 12 Israel tribes, the Jewish nation grew and eventually after leaving the slavery of Egypt which lasted several generations, the Jewish people received the 10 commandments and the Oral tradition which included many details of how to uphold and practice the Torah;The Halacha- the book of laws and ethics that must be adhered to in order to be a Jew. Unless one is born of a Jewish mother they need to go through conversion to become a Jew.
I may have said this before, but anyone who wants to become a Jew has that option. The Jewish faith is a spiritual not material state of being. However, it is not easy to take it on and is actually not encouraged because it is so highly demanding, even difficult, that one must be so very committed and truly interested. In other words, it's not easy being a Jew. Therefore, why would anyone want to take it on?
The Jews have had to go through terrible persecutions and many times they were specifically persecuted on account of keeping the Torah and the Sabbath, the Kosher laws, etc.
A standard for conversion into Jewish faith has been established centuries ago. This is so that whoever wants to be a Jew will understand what it entails through much in depth study and effort.
The various colors and race origins of people who are Jewish do not make a difference. It is the common belief and upholding of the Torah in spirit and in real active daily life that binds Jews together.
It is not to say that there are not prejudices and biases amongst Jews toward other Jewish people. But we see these biases in many other religions and race based communities where the materialistic side of the human being is stressed causing division.
The claims that people have on being Jewish may have some foundation stemming from some sense of connection to perhaps the lost 10 tribes. But to truly belong to the Jewish community that is recognized as the major longest surviving group living according to the Torah principles, the approach needs to be with recognition of the facts that the evolution of the Jewish people requires one who wants to belong to the Jewish people some major effort and a true desire to live by the principles of the Torah and Halacha, the Code of Law and Ethics of the Torah.
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