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To best of my knowledge, according to Judaism, both Arabs and Jews descend from Abraham. In particular, Arabs are believed to be descended from Ishmael, and Jews are believed to be descended from Isaac.

Given that, do Arabs have a special stature among gentiles?

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  • The Edomites, later Romans, also descend from Abraham. The only status they have is very negative. – Maurice Mizrahi Mar 5 at 2:24
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    he.wikipedia.org/wiki/… הרמב"ם הוסיף שאמנם צאצאי ישמעאל אינם מחויבים במילה מעיקר הדין, אך מאחר שבני ישמעאל התערבו בבני קטורה, בפועל אף בני ישמעאל חייבים למול ביום השמיני – The GRAPKE Mar 5 at 2:53
  • For the naysayers above, please read Rashi to Bereishis 21:17 CLOSELY... and then please read Devarim 23:8 with a balanced eye... and you will see that we do, indeed, have brotherly feelings towards our brothers... – Derdeer Mar 5 at 10:54
  • @TheGRAPKE Desole,mais je ne peux parler Hebrew. – SpiderRico Mar 5 at 20:22

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