The Golden Rule in Judaism and Islam

The Golden Rule is an ethical code that exists in both Judaism and Islam that states one should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself. This concept describes a “reciprocal” relationship amongst all men that defines them as equals. Islam None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what […]

The sanctity of life in Islam and Judaism

Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world. – Mishnah Sanhedrin 4:5, Talmud Sanhedrin 37a We ordained for the Children of Israel that if any one slew a person – unless it be for […]

The Dhimmi and the Ger Toshav

Many non-Muslims mistakenly perceive the Dhimmi status as negative, what few realize is that Judaism had its own Dhimmi status long before Islam. We hope to dispel the myths and promote the similarities between both statuses.