Who are the Jews ?

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Who are the Jews ?
 


 

Who are the Jews?

Ignorance can breed mistrust, and differences can lead to rejection. Such rejection and fear often provide a fertile ground for exclusion, intolerance, and hatred.

 

We all have our prejudices, our presumptions, our mental collection of hearsay, rumours, myths, and stereotypes. But how much does a Muslim, an educated one even, know about Judaism and the Jews? And how much does an equally well-educated Jew know about Islam and Muslims?

 

On these pages, we intend to present our Muslim readers with a basic information about Jewish life, culture, and traditions, in the hope that a greater knowledge will pave the way for better mutual understanding and tolerance.