Jews & Non-Jews

Anti-Semitism & Bigotry

Anti-Semitism 101

What you need to know about the world's oldest hatred.

Jews & Non-Jews

Jewish-Christian Relations Today

Though Jews and Christians have had a complicated and tense relationship, relations today are better than ever.

Are Jews the Chosen People?

And what does chosenness mean anyway?

Who Are Messianic “Jews”?

These Christians observe some Jewish practices, but the major Jewish denominations do not recognize their faith as a form of Judaism.

Traditional Views of Jewish Chosenness

The Bible implies that God's choice of the Jews was random; later traditions made the Jews seem deserving of this privilege.

What Eastern European Jews Did on Christmas

A day to play games and avoid Torah study.

Judaism and the Other

The various ways Jewish law distinguishes between Jews and gentiles.

How Much Jesus Is Too Much Jesus?

What is it about Jesus that is sometimes just too much for us Jews?

Ask the Expert: Proselytism

Why don't Jews seek converts?

Who Killed Jesus?

From the Gospels to Nostra Aetate, how Jews were accused of deicide.

The Noahide Laws

Seven commandments which, according to Jewish tradition, are incumbent upon all of humankind.

Idolatry: The Ultimate Betrayal of God

From the worship of statues to--some would say--the absolute veneration of political movements, Judaism forbids idolatry in all its forms.

Ask the Expert: Adopted Mother

According to Jewish law, am I Jewish if my adopted mother is Jewish?

Ask the Expert: Jews in Church

Is it OK for a practicing Jew to attend church on a Christian holiday?