Dr. Reuven Firestone, Regenstein Professor in Medieval Judaism and Islam, HUC/Los Angeles
Today, it often seems as if relations between Muslims and Jews are dominated by fear, resentment, and ignorance. Some Muslims believe that Jews are taught to abhor anyone not Jewish. Some Jews claim that Muslims are hostile to Jews because the Qur’an teaches Jew-hatred and is inherently antisemitic. Delve into a thorough investigation of how the Qur’an actually portrays Jews through text study and discussion.