Judaism's views on Muhammad
Very few texts in Judaism refer to or take note of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. Those that do, reject Muhammad's proclamation of receiving divine revelations from God and label him instead as a fals...
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Banu Nadir
The Banu Nadir (Arabic: بنو النضير ‎) were a Jewish tribe who lived in northern Arabia until the 7th century at the oasis of Yathrib (now known as Medina). The tribe challenged Muhammad as t...
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Banu Awf
The Banu Awf (Arabic: بنو عوف‎, Banu ‘Awf) was one of the Jewish tribes of Arabia during Muhammad's era.The Banu Awf were an Arab tribe who wished to settle in the Jewish-ruled Tayma. The po...
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Abu al-Rafi ibn Abu al-Huqayq
Abu al-Rafi ibn Abu al-Huqayq was a chieftain of the Jewish tribes of the Khaybar oasis. When Al-Huqayq approached neighbouring tribes to raise an army to attack Muslims, they assassinated him, aided ...
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Usayr ibn Zarim
Usayr ibn Zarim (C. 587 - 631) was the war chief of the Banu Nadir, who succeeded Abu al-Rafi ibn Abu al-Huqayq upon his death.It has been recorded by one source that Usayr also approached the Ghataf...
Barra binte Samawal
Barra binte Samaw'al (Hebrew: ברה בת שמואל‎ Barra bat Samwal, Arabic: برة بنت سموأل‎) was the mother of a prominent figure in the life of Muhammad and a member of an Arab Jewish tribe ...
Al-Rabi ibn Abu al-Huqayq
Ar-Rabī' bin Abī 'l-Huqayq (Arabic: الربيع بن أبي الحقيق‎) was a Jewish poet of the Banu al-Nadir in Medina, who flourished shortly before the Hegira (622).His family was in possession of th...
Jewish community of Khaybar
The history of the Jews in Khaybar (Arabic,خيبر) flourished during the 7th century which is now located some 95 miles to the north of Medina (ancient Yathrib) in present-day Saudi Arabia.
The Jews...
Abu 'Afak
Abu 'Afak (Arabic: أبو عفك‎, died c. 624) was a Jewish poet who lived in the Hijaz region (today Saudi Arabia). Abu 'Afak did not convert to Islam and was vocal about his opposition to Muham...
Muhammad's views on Jews
Muhammad's views on Jews were demonstrated through the contact he had with Jewish tribes living in and around Medina. His views on Jews include his theological teaching of them as People of the Book (...
Battle of Khaybar
The Battle of Khaybar was fought in the year 629 between Muslims and the Jews living in the oasis of Khaybar, located 150 kilometers (93 mi) from Medina in the north-western part of the Arabian p...
Banu Qurayza
The Banū Qurayẓah (Arabic: بني قريظة; بنو قريظة‎ alternate spellings include Quraiza, Qurayzah, Quraytha, and the archaic Koreiza) were a Jewish tribe which lived in northern Arabia, at the ...
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Invasion of Banu Qurayza
The Invasion of Banu Qurayza, also known as the Mass Execution of Banu Qurayza, took place in the Dhul Qa‘dah during February and March of 627 AD (5 AH).The Islamic prophet Muhammad besieged the Banu ...
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Huyayy ibn Akhtab
Huyayy ibn Akhtab (Arabic: حيي بن أخطب‎; Hebrew: חי בן אחיטוב‎) was a chief of the Banu al-Nadir, a Jewish tribe of Medina in pre-Islamic Arabia.
His ancestry was Huyayy ibn Akhtab...
Banu Qaynuqa
The Banu Qaynuqa (also spelled Banu Kainuka, Banu Kaynuka, Banu Qainuqa, Banu Qaynuqa, Arabic: بنو قينقاع‎) was one of the three main Jewish tribes living in the 7th century of Medina, now i...
Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf
Ka'b bin al-Ashraf (Hebrew: כעב אבן אלאשרף‎ Ka'b iben al-Ashraf, Arabic: كعب بن الاشرف‎, died 624) was a Jewish leader in Medina. He was assassinated by Muslims on the order of the Isl...
Migration to Medina
The Hijra (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎ hijrah), also Hijrat or Hegira, is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina in June 622 CE.
In 622 CE, ...
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Sallam ibn Abu al-Huqayq
Salām bin Abī 'l-Huqayq (Arabic: سلام بن أبي الحقيق‎) was a Jewish poet of early 7th century Arabia who helped the tribes who were fighting Muhammad. He was killed in the Expedition of 'Abdu...
Treaty of Hudaybiyya
The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah (Arabic: صلح الحديبية) was an important event that took place during the formation of Islam. It was a pivotal treaty between Muhammad, representing the state of Medina, and t...
Rayhana
Rayhāna bint Zayd (Hebrew: ריחאנה בת זיד‎ Raychana bat Zayd, Arabic: ريحانة بنت زيد‎) was a Jewish woman from the Banu Qurayza tribe. Rayhana was originally a member of the Banu Nadir ...
Mukhayriq
Mukhayriq was a rabbi who lived in Medina and fought together with Muhammad in the Battle of Uhud on March 19, 625 (3 Shawwal 3 AH in the Islamic calendar) at the valley located in front of Mount Uhud...
Invasion of Banu Nadir
The invasion of Banu Nadir took place in August 625 AD (Rabi' al-awwal, 4 AH) The account is related in Surah Al-Hashr (Chapter 59 - The Gathering) which describes the banishment of the Jewish tribe B...
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Safiyya bint Huyayy
Safiyyah bint Huyayy (Hebrew: צפיה בת חיי‎ Safiyyah bint Huyayy , Arabic: صفية بنت حيي‎) (c. 610 – c. 670) was one of the wives of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. She was, along with all...
Banu Harith
The Banu Harith (Arabic: بنو الحارث‎ or Arabic: بنو الحريث‎ ; Hebrew: בנים חוּרית ) is one of the Jewish tribes of Arabia which once governed the city of Najran, now located in so...
Invasion of Banu Qaynuqa
According to Islamic tradition, the invasion of Banu Qaynuqa, also known as the expedition against Banu Qaynuqa, occurred in 624 AD. The Banu Qaynuqa were a Jewish tribe expelled by the Islamic prophe...
Battle of the Trench
The Battle of the Trench (Arabic: غزوة الخندق, translit.: Ghazwah al-Khandaq) also known as the Battle of the Confederates (Arabic: غزوة الاحزاب, translit.: Ghazwah al-Ahzab), was a fortnigh...
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