K.C. StrickerI, the Narrator, belong to the vast crowd known as the mixed multitude. Although I am of Jewish descent, my family assimilated into Christianity many years ago, possibly due to persecution. My ancestors came to the U.S. from northern Germany, the place many Jews settled when they fled Spain during the Spanish Inquisition. The Jewish blood that flows in my veins, mixed with the blood of the nations, is the blood of Aaron the Kohen (high priest), from the household of Levi. The mixed multitude that followed Moses out of Egypt was partially made up of people like me.
Those who have been assimilated may not be able to trace their roots, but they know who they are. Like Richard Dreyfuss in the movie Close Encounters, they are being drawn by the Unseen Force to the Mt. of G-d for a particular purpose. The L-rd G-d, who gathers the dispersed of Israel, declares, "Yet others I will gather to them, to those already gathered" (Isaiah 56:8).