According to the Talmud (Avodah Zarah 2b), G-d offered the Torah to all the nations of the earth, and the Jews were the only ones who accepted it.The story goes on to say that the Jews were offered the Torah last, and accepted it only because G-d held a mountain over their heads! , the words generally translated as "at the foot of the mountain" literally mean "underneath the mountain"!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.
According to traditional Judaism, G-d gave Noah and his family seven commandments to observe when he saved them from the flood.
7:3-4), and experience has shown the truth of this passage all too well.
The 2000 National Jewish Population Survey found that only a third of interfaith couples raise their children Jewish, despite increasing efforts in the Reform and Conservative communities to welcome interfaith couples.
Traditional Judaism does not permit interfaith marriages.
The Torah states that the children of such marriages would be lost to Judaism (Deut.The Noahic commandments are binding on all people, because all people are descended from Noah and his family.