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Asked in Christianity, Judaism
What are some of the things Jews did to Christians?
Jews like Paul persecuted the christians.
Asked in Christianity, Judaism, The Difference Between
How can differences between Christians and Jews be resolved?
Jews have no issue with Christians. Some Christians, however, hold outdated religion-based prejudices about Jews. ...
Asked in Judaism, William Shakespeare
What is the treatment of Jews by the Christians in The Merchant of Venice in Shakespeare's time?
The Merchant of Venice cannot be taken as an accurate portrayal of the historical treatment of Jews in Venice. Shakespeare never was in Venice, and any ideas about what life was like for Venetian Jews must have come from books which had been translated, and were sometimes translations of translations, and may have been out of date. Shakespeare could not have used his own experience as there was no Jewish community in England at that time. Nevertheless, Shakespeare did capture quite accurately...
Asked in Christianity, Judaism, Funerals
What is the difference between a Jewish funeral and a Christian funeral?
There are a number of differences: 1. Christians have wakes, Jews don't. 2. Christians have flowers, Jews don't. 3. Christians have music, Jews don't. 4. Christians have any casket they want, but Jews have just plain wood with NO adornment and metal. 5. Christians sometimes have parties, but Jews have quiet get-togethers. 6. Christians can wear most colors, but Jews wear dreary colors - especially black. 7. Christians make noise, but Jews are quiet. ...
Asked in Judaism
What was significant about the cooperation that Cordoba Muslims had with the Jews and Christians?
They had the power to persecute Jews and Christians if they had wanted to
Asked in Judaism
When did the war between the Jews and christians start?
There has never been a war between Christians and Jews, however, Jews have been persecuted by Christians throughout the last 2000 years. ...
Asked in Christianity, Judaism, Old Testament
What is the comparison of Jews and Christians?
Jews do not believe that Jesus is God but a prophet. Christians are basically Jews who followed Jesus. Christians focus more on the New Testament (They do have the Old Testament) while Jews only have the Old Testament. ...
Asked in Judaism, History of Italy
How are Jews treated in Venice?
Jews in Venice were historically treated with neglect and derision. While the Jews in Venice were not often subject to riots or pogroms, they were not considered Venetian citizens. They were relegated to a small area of the Canaregio district called Ghetto. (It is from this neighborhood that the term "ghetto" to refer to a Jewish district in a city.) After the Risorgimento (Italian Unification), Jews in Venice were given some rights, but significantly less than Catholic Italians. During World War II, the...