Jews & Non-Jews
When presented with the opportunity to officiate at a wedding between two people, neither of which were Jewish, Rabbi Rebecca Sirbu asked: Is there anything in Jewish law that would prohibit this?Read More
Texts and TraditionsJews and Non-Jews 101
Not all gentiles are viewed in the same light.Jewish Views on Christianity
Theological attitudes have changed in response to social and political developments.Idolatry
From the worship of statues to the absolute veneration of political movements.The Non-Jew in Jewish Law
Some creative approaches to redressing inequality between Jews and non-Jews.Traditional Views of Jewish Chosenness
The Bible implies that God's choice of the Jews was random.
Modern InsightsThe New Testament
What Jews can learn from it.Modern Views on Chosenness
Some Jews have reinterpreted chosenness as an ethical mission or a national spirit.Eastern Religions
Traditional authorities consider Hinduism idolatry, but some Jews have a more tolerant approach.The Modern Noahide Movement
Non-Jews living in observance of the Seven Noahide Laws.Jewish Views on Islam
According to most Jewish thinkers, Islam is not idolatry.
ControversiesWho Killed Jesus?
A history of the belief that the Jews killed Jesus.Messianic Judaism
A sect of Christianity with some Jewish practices.Jews: The Chosen People?
Are the Jewish people God's Chosen People?The Ways of the Gentiles
Does the biblical prohibition against following non-Jewish practices apply beyond ancient Egypt and Canaan?Debunking Misconceptions
Christians are not idolators--nor are they inherently anti-Semitic.
Books and PeopleJesus Who?
It's time to clear up Jewish misconceptions about Christianity.The Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism
By David NovakDoes the World Need the Jews?
By Daniel GordisA People Apart: Chosenness and Ritual
Edited by Daniel FrankJesus in Yiddish
A lesser-known piece of history.