Thursday, April 14, 2011
Muhammad's Two Jewish Wives
Muhammad had two Jewish wives among the twelve he married after his first and principal wife Khadija’s death. In fact, he had more Jewish wives than most Jews. Following a battle during which Muhammad was abandoned by his Jewish allies, he chooses Rayhana from among the captives as a wife. His next Jewish wife was Safiyya, “from the family of Sarah”. Mohammed included in his religion a great number of Jewish customs learned from his wives. I googled Mohammed but the pic feels wrong, I cant put my finger on it why.