Did The Holy Ohr Hachaim Really Accept Rambam’s Famous Position on Islam and Idolatry?

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The following is an excerpt from a larger article on this site, entitled: Muslim Idolatry Trees – Do They Interfere With Davening Mincha on the Temple Mount?  Is There a Dispute About the Definition of Islam Between Rambam and Rabbeinu … Continued

Could One Be an Observant Follower of the Religion Given to the Sons of Noah and a Catholic at the Same Time?

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Rabbi Eliezer Melamed implied that Rabbi Moshe Isserles (a very influential rabbi for Ashkenazi Jewry) holds the opinion that for Gentiles we have lower standards on the issue of idolatry and it is possible to worship Catholic Christianity without violating … Continued

Rabbi Jonathan Ziring’s Surprising Revelations About the Karaites and the Ethiopian-Falasha Community

Rabbi Jonathan Ziring’s Surprising Revelations About the Karaites and the Ethiopian-Falasha Community In an audio by Rabbi Jonathan Ziring at https://www.yutorah.org/sidebar/lecture.cfm/871805/rabbi-jonathan-ziring/psak-and-history-marrying-karaites-and-ethiopians/  he lists the historical problems of accepting the Jewishness of Karaites and the Ethiopian (Falasha) community. He says straight out that … Continued

When Is It Permitted to Bow to Men and When Is Bowing Considered Forbidden Intermediary Worship , According to Rabbeinu Nissim

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When Is It Permitted to Bow to Men and When Is Bowing Considered Forbidden Intermediary Worship , According to Rabbeinu Nissim Table of Contents A Saudi Cleric Admits That Some Muslims Stumble by the Sin of Idolatry via the Grave … Continued