Tag: Judaism

The road to Shur, the origin of the zamzam well? (Rabbi Sa’adiah ben Yosef Gaon)

In the story about the wife of patriach Abraham, Hagar, and his firstbon son, Ishmael, in  the Torah  in Genesis/Bereishit 16:7 it was mentioned about a place named Shur שֽׁוּר. וַֽיִּמְצָאָ֞הּ מַלְאַ֧ךְ יְהוָ֛ה עַל־עֵ֥ין הַמַּ֖יִם בַּמִּדְבָּ֑ר עַל־הָעַ֖יִן בְּדֶ֥רֶךְ שֽׁוּר An angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on… Read More ›

Red area is the Hejaz region.

Holy Ground: Jews And Christians Expelled From Arabia?

Holy Ground: Jews And Christians Expelled From Arabia? We wrote not long ago on the Hadith where it is presumed by some that Prophet Muhammad (p) and Umar Ibn al-Khattab wanted to ‘expel all Christians and Jews from Arabia’, as a result of their beliefs. In the article we showed that this was a wrong… Read More ›

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Social Conditions: Christians And Jews In Early Period Of Islam

The Quran and Prophetic sayings insists not to ‘harm’ and orders Muslims to strongly to treat non-Muslims kindly and with justice. In the Quran, Allah says: “Allah does not forbid you, with regard to those who do not fight you on account of your religion nor drive you out of your homes, to treat them… Read More ›

Why Did The Quran Call Jews ‘Apes’?

An excellent presentation by the respected Rabbi Tovia Singer on why the Quran call the Jews ‘Apes’. The Rabbi presents its historical context. At the end of the video one would garner more knowledge that the verse was aimed at a specific group of Jews who broke the Sabbath. The Rabbi, acknowledges that Jews have been described… Read More ›

R. Tovia Singer: ‘Quran Condemns Jews For Revering Ezra As The Son Of God?’

Rabbi Tovia Singer replies to a caller who asked why Muhammad condemned the Jews for venerating Ezra as the Son of God? Do Jews really believe that? Watch the video here: Source: Tovia Singer

The Mystery of the Messiah: The Messiahship of Jesus in the Qur’an, New Testament, Old Testament, and Other Sources (by Louay Fatoohi)

To my knowledge there is no academic studies of what the messiahship of Jesus means in the Qur’an in comparison with the messiahship in Judaism and Christianity. This book: The Mystery of the Messiah: The Messiahship of Jesus in the Qur’an, New Testament, Old Testament, and Other Sources, by Louay Fatoohi (Luna Plena Publishing, 2009 ), is the only one… Read More ›

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Are Muslim And Non-Muslims Brothers In Humanity?

Prophetic sayings: “The Messenger of God said: ‘None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother … what he loves for himself.” (Sunan Ibn Majah Vol. 1, Book 1, Hadith 66) And “None amongst you believes (truly) until he loves for his brother … that which he loves for himself.” (Sahih Muslim Book 1, Hadith… Read More ›

Watch People React To Hearing Violent Bible Verses They Think Are From The Quran

The young folk over at Dit Is Normal (not a typo), a prankster show out of the Netherlands decided to prank people concerning the Christian Bible. In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and the rising discussion of Islam as a religion inherently violent and prone to terrorism, these two men thought it would be… Read More ›

FBI Prevents Plot To “Execute Jews And Blacks”

No media attention… An FBI anti-terrorism task force has caught and eighteen-year-old New York man who tried to buy automatic weapons from an undercover agent. The man said he wanted the weapons to “execute Jews and blacks.” Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz (Turner Classic Movies), and John Iadarola (Think Tank), hosts of the The Young Turks,… Read More ›

Ishmael (p) Part 2: The Rightful Holder Of The Everlasting Covenant Edit

Many christians see Arabs and muslims as the descendants of prophet Ishmael and develop racist view and hatred toward them because of their understanding of the Hebrew scriptures but for those who treat the scriptures with fairness and sincerity will see that Ishmael part of God’s covenant with Abraham from the beginning, he is the very foundation of God’s eternal and unconditional covenant with the gentile nations (Heb: גויים Goyim)

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