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Encounters of Mohammed with Jewish scholars/leaders

Mohammed lived in Saudia Arabia, mainly in Mecca and (later) Medina. He lived from 570-632CE. According to this wikipedia article there were Jews in Saudia Arabia at that time: The first mention ...
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What is the context of 5:64?

According to the Qur'an (Surat al-Ma'idah 64), The Jews say: "Allah's hand is tied up." My question is where did the Jews ever say such a thing? I mean if you were to ask a Jew whether Allah's ...
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What is difference of “Jews” and “Bani Israeel” in Quran?

Some verses of Quran use the word یهود (Jews), while other use بنی اسرائیل (Children of Israeel). Apparently they seem to be pointing to the same group of people. But God does not do say anything ...
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Is Converting to Islam obligatory for Non Muslims?

The Jewish religion does not make it compulsory to convert to their religion , According to them the Muslims can goto heaven without converting to their faith , Hence, does Islam make it obligatory ...
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Was King David a Muslim?

Someone mentioned, in a comment on one of my previous questions, that Muslims believe that King David was a Muslim. Is this indeed the generally held belief across the Muslim world? How can this be? ...
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This Prophesy of Prophet Muhammad in Hagai

The following verse in the Torah prophesizes about a nation which will be given "peace" and coming of a praised being: and I will shake all nations, and the choicest things of all nations(חֶמְדַּת ...
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Where does the concept of Holy Friday come from in Islam? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are the most important services in Islam held on Fridays? Islam is a true Ibrahimic religion just like Christianity. But in Christianity the holy day is considered ...
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Do muslims consider jews/judaism to associate a partner with Allah?

I understand the view Muslims have of Christians where they associate Jesus as a partner with Allah. I am unsure why Jews would be considered in the same situation as Christians as I thought they ...
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Christianity, Judaism, and Islam worship the same God?

I also asked this question here and here Judaism Judaism is a monotheistic faith, meaning that Jews believe there is only One God. Often this God is beyond our ability to comprehend, but God ...
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Is the Quran incorrect about Jewish beliefs?

Muslims believe that the Quran has Divine authorship, and thus should have no incorrect statements. However, 2:111 says And they say, "None will enter Paradise except one who is a Jew or a ...