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Who is Gentile?


I was told that Judaism teaches that non Jews are gentile, a lower being that does not have the same equality as the Jews, almost like a servant status?

asked August 10, 2014

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Gentile simply means “nations”—and it refers to the nations other than Israel. While Jews are discouraged from assimilating into other nations lest they adopt their pagan customs, it is not true that Jews consider non-Israelites (Sons of Noah) inferior. You were told a common anti-Jewish canard. Here’s a link for more information:

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