Interfaith

Jewish Views on Islam

According to most Jewish thinkers, Islam is not idolatry; but authorities have disagreed as to whether it's better to convert or be martyred.

Modern Orthodoxy & the Chosen People

The requirements and transcendent possibilities of Jewish law are the bases of Jewish distinctness.

Covenant and Chosenness

According to some interpreters, the Jews chose to be chosen.

The Jewish-Buddhist Encounter

Both faith communities have something to teach the other.

Chosen People: Some Modern Views

While some modern Jews have rejected the notion of chosenness altogether, others have reinterpreted it as an ethical mission or a national spirit.

Jews and Muslims

Sept. 11 and the Second Intifada in Israel interrupted years of improvement in Muslim-Jewish relations.

Non-Jewish Mothers and the Blessings on the Torah

Could an aliyah be a way to honor the sacrifices of a non-Jewish mother who raises a Jewish child?

Interfaith Marriage Taboo

Should Jewishly-committed single women be encouraged to marry supportive non-Jewish men?

Jews and Non-Jews: Interfaith Relations

Interfaith relationships between Jews and non-Jews is a hard-hitting issue that affects the entire Jewish world.