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May
15
comment Is there any difference between Jewish G-d and Muslim G-d?
@avi It is not upon the dicretion of any Muslim to accept or reject Torah (the current text) as a whole. The Quran explicitly states that the Torah (revealed to Moses(may peace and blessings be upon him)) was delibrately altered by Rabbis to earn worldly gains. Please check this verse here: corpus.quran.com/translation.jsp?chapter=3&verse=78
May
14
comment Is there any difference between Jewish G-d and Muslim G-d?
@avi Islam does not claim that Torah is corrupted when it was revealed by Allah on Moses(peace and blessengs be upon him)! Instead it says that later on it was corrupted by the Rabbis who misled the children of Israel. On the other hand in Cristianity, Saint Paul clearly declared that law in The Old Testament is not not needed to be followed.
May
11
comment How are sorcery or witchcraft viewed in Judaism and Jewish Mysticism?
@HodofHod Your answer is indeed based on truth! I being a Muslim cannot tolerate any of the Prophets (may peace and blessing be upon them) to be falsely accused of such evils. This is exactly what Islam teaches and stresses upon as well.
May
11
comment How are sorcery or witchcraft viewed in Judaism and Jewish Mysticism?
@HodofHod This is one reason i always stress upon reading, learning and studying the present scriptures in thier own pure and original languages. Infact, we as human beings are not powerrless wo translate or tranliterate God's word.
May
11
comment How are sorcery or witchcraft viewed in Judaism and Jewish Mysticism?
@HodofHod This is one good reason that i have always sought to read, learn and research on languages of the scriptures. I love Hebrew as much as i love Arabic! What David Livingston said in his book is merely his own understanding which is obviously false.
Apr
25
comment Arabic and Angels
@HodofHod Isee. Now if we carefully compare both languages in terms of vocabulary and verbosity, then Hebrew is hugely deficient with many words for various objects whereas if you look at Arabic then there is a huge range of vocabulary (e.g. different words for different kinds of camels, differnt words for different kinds of winds).There are different names for each of the 5 fingers of hand in Arabic. There is no word for "Index Finger" for instance has no words in Hebrew at all but Arabic has that!
Apr
25
comment Arabic and Angels
@HodofHod Thanks for adding to my knowledge BTW.
Apr
20
comment Arabic and Angels
@ Seth J No one here is questioning the holiness of Torah/Tankh from the Jewish perspective. An nither this site is just confined for the Jews to participate. Belief has to be rational or logical in order to be valid and accepted by the masses! But individually speaking, one is free to beleive in the holiness of whatever one wants to.
Apr
19
comment Why usury or interest on loan is illegal within Jews and legal for non-Jews
@Seth J I like to know the philosophical justification.
Apr
19
comment Why usury or interest on loan is illegal within Jews and legal for non-Jews
@ Shmuel Brin If that was the scenario, then that was a cruelty done to Jews. But again, the question remains there: Why jews are allowed to earn interest from others and not from the Jews?
Apr
19
comment Why usury or interest on loan is illegal within Jews and legal for non-Jews
@ Double AA This does not make sense at all! This is prejedice.
Apr
19
comment Arabic and Angels
Can you justify your claim? What advantage does Hebrew has over Arabic? Arabic is alive and will remain alive for the times to come! The highest form of Arabic literature is the Quran. Compare the Quran that was revealed 1400 years ago and compare the one now...no differnce at all. What you will say about Torah? You are not even sure what language Abraham(may peace and blessings be upon him) and Moses (may peace and blessings be upon him) used to speak!
Apr
4
comment Is it permissible for a Jewish woman to marry a Muslim man and vice versa?
@J. C. Salomon Dear brother! You and others here are always welcome to chat with me at a convnient time that suits us. Lets refer to the sciptures and seek the truth together!
Apr
4
comment Is it permissible for a Jewish woman to marry a Muslim man and vice versa?
@Isaac Moses We are children of Abraham(may peace and blessings be upon him). Our interpretation is different but we share common roots and our core law is mor or less the same. What is really makes things bitter and conflicting when facts are distorted and concoctions take their place because of sectarianism and prejeudice. I am here to learn, search and seek the real facts based on genuine theological evidence. I presume that this forum is not based on one Jewish sect but represents Judaism in its entireity. Hope this forum helps me in my objective!
Apr
3
comment Is Hebrew the mother of all languages spoken today in the world?
Can you please provide an authentic source or justfication of the above claim?
Apr
3
comment Is Hebrew the mother of all languages spoken today in the world?
Can you please translate the Hebrew text here in English please?
Apr
3
comment Is Hebrew the mother of all languages spoken today in the world?
@Eytan Yammer The difference between the Shakesperean age and the modern English age is hardly 500 years. But if you talk about the Hebrew of Torah, or the language that Abraham, Yitzhak, Yishmael and Yaakov(may peace and blessing be upon all of them) used to speak then the time difference is so huge. That really makes me feel to doubt if the modern Hebrew or Yiddish is close enough to convey the full meaning of what message the scriptures would convey. Also what is Judeo Arabic or Ladino? Thankyou for adding so much to my information.
Mar
28
comment Is Hebrew the mother of all languages spoken today in the world?
But what is really the assurance or guarantee that Hebrew language spoken today is the same Hebrew Abraham (may peace and blessings be upon him) used to speak? Also how much of Yiddish is classical Hebrew? Thanks for the information. :)
Mar
12
comment Is it permissible for a Jewish woman to marry a Muslim man and vice versa?
Then please tell me that why the Jews living in Yemen and elsewhere are against Zionism?
Mar
12
comment Is it permissible for a Jewish woman to marry a Muslim man and vice versa?
This is where the difference in moral guidelines lie! You being a Jew can only recoginze Jews as your brothers. While in Islam, everyone being the children of Adam belong to the same fraternity. You can lend us money on interest but Islam forbids us to lend money to you or anyone on interest!