Judaism generally recognizes that Christians and Moslems worship the same G-d that we do and those who follow the tenets of their religions can be considered righteous in the eyes of G-d.Contrary to popular belief, Judaism does not maintain that Jews are better than other people.But that was decades ago and now we're living in modern times.Times when there's a public outcry over a Cheerios ad featuring an interracial couple. You don't have to be Jewish to find favor in G-d's eyes G-d gave only seven basic commandments to gentiles Yiddish words for gentiles are goy, shiksa and shkutz Judaism does not approve of interfaith marriage, but it is very common Jews do not proselytize, but it is possible to convert to Judaism Judaism maintains that the righteous of all nations have a place in the world to come.
I was raised to be a strong, independent, capable woman.
Clearly, these are not the ideas of a people who think they are better than other nations.
Because of our acceptance of Torah, Jews have a special status in the eyes of G-d, but we lose that special status when we abandon Torah.
It turns out that many young adult members of the Boston Jewish community are thinking quite seriously about this question.
See below for some of their responses, ranging from “no Jews” to “only Jews.” Add your own thoughts in the comments, or email me privately.