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Category: Bechorot

Is Christianity Avoda Zara to Christians?

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted on December 16, 2011

As both Chanukkah and Christmas draw near, it is appropriate to discuss of the evolution of halakha’s approach to Christianity. Tosafot in Bekhorot, 2b, had said that one does not transgress by having a Christian take an oath in the name of God and a saint.…