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Shabbetai Tzvi's named conferred upon him by the Sultan upon his conversion to Islam was Mahmed Effendi. Or Aziz Mehemet in other sources which translates to "the power of Muhammad"


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Easy answer: Pulitzer-winning David Mamet (with a very Jewy first name) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Mamet


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Rav Saadiah Gaon used to study parts of the Koran: Prof. Meir Bar Asher gave a lecture regarding Saadia Gaon and the Quran at the Bernard Revel Graduate School. An article about that lecture can be found here. Below is a summary of the lecture: Saadia’s endeavor to harmonize the Hebrew Bible with reason is not unlike similar Muslim attempts—through ...



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