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I've noticed that in some communities being a non-Jew in the synagogue seems to be discouraged. In response to a request to visit I've heard responses as direct as "we don't have a conversion program and can't assist you in your journey", to the more polite "any JEW is welcome to come to our synagogue". I fully understand protecting the community and wanting to keep the creepers out but at the same time it's a mainstream belief of Judaism that benai Noach have a place in the world to come, therefore Gentiles have no need to convert. One, if I have no need to convert then why am I not welcomed as I am, aka not-a-Jew? Two, if I'm not welcomed, where the heck am I supposed to go?

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Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/14223 –  Fred Jan 19 at 4:01
    
@DoubleAA IMO yes, except the last sentence here. –  msh210 Jan 19 at 8:13
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Jewish communities certainly exist who would welcome your attendance without any intention of conversion. You need to find one that will, but that may require some persistence. The trial-and-error process might be frustrating, and you could be hampered by what communities are in your area, but I know of both Orthodox and non-Orthodox communities that are welcoming to non-Jews. Just don't expect a welcoming attitude in ALL communities or you will be disappointed.

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In answer to part 2, there are places of worship of B'nei Noach. Vendel Jones started a whole movement for them in Texas, and I believe it has spread. Some of them even have Rabbis of repute who give them guidance.

In answer to part 1, it is true that you do not need to convert, and Judaism does not actively proselytize - it is even discouraged. However, that does not mean that a non-Jew is a Jew. There are some communities that have ceased the practice of accepting converts at all for various reasons, but many synagogues are willing to accept to their services those interested in converting.

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I'm not sure your second paragraph answers the question. –  Fred Jan 19 at 3:59
    
The first question was why he can't come to shul if he doesn't need to convert. The answer is that the lack of need to convert does not mean there is no difference between a non-Jew and a Jew. The assumption of the question was that the lack of need to convert means there is no difference between a non-Jew and a Jew. That assumption is inaccurate. –  YEZ Jan 19 at 7:03
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the Mishna in Celim says:

לפנים מן החומה, מקודש מהן--שאוכלין שם קודשים קלים, ומעשר שני. הר הבית, מקודש ממנו--שאין זבים וזבות נידות ויולדות נכנסין לשם. החיל, מקודש ממנו--שאין גויים וטמא מת נכנסין לשם. עזרת הנשים, מקודשת ממנו--שאין טבול יום נכנס לשם...

so non - jews allowed to entered Har Habait, allthough certain jews were not. Har Hbait is holyer then synagogue so I think it is a "kal Vahomer"

"כי ביתי בית תפילה יקרא לכל העמים" (my house shall be called house of prayres for all nations).

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@all the reason that I re-answerd the quetion insted of edting the last is that this answer is well founded, while the first was more of an insight from readding the other sources. –  Alaychem Jan 19 at 9:15
    
I think this is a great corroboration of the question, but not an answer. –  WAF Jan 19 at 16:44
    
@WAF I think that the Mishna implies that non jews may enter synagogues, therefore answering the question IMHO. –  Alaychem Jan 19 at 18:26
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The main question is "Why am I not welcomed?" You make a good point as to why user4579 should be welcomed. This strengthens the question. –  WAF Jan 19 at 21:14
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