I care about our planet
yet I'm not an environmentalist.
I care about animals
but I'm not an activist.
I feel that women are strong, wise, and capable, and have an incredibly important contribution to offer the world
but I'm not a feminist.
I believe that humans have values and concerns that are deeply important
but I wouldn't be called a humanist.
It is vitally important to me to understand things rationally
but I don't want you to call me a rationalist.
My observance may seem extreme to some
but I don't think you'd call me an extremist.
I believe that God has a masterplan
but I'm definitely not a fatalist.
I'm a Jew.
It's my highest calling.
I wouldn't dilute it, hyphenate it, or share it with any other identity.
All my other callings fall under its umbrella.
I'm a Jew-ist.