Template talk:Judaism

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And here a month ago Blue and I thought there wasn't enough for this. ТyTalk. 23:15, 4 April 2011 (UTC)

persons of interest[edit]

This section is kinda problematic.Rand0 (talk) 04:38, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

How so? All it does is pull from Category:Jews. Peter tanquam ex ungue leonem 04:40, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
It's problematic because I am not listed on it. Star of David.png Radioactive Misanthrope 04:56, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
We can't pull from rww, can we? Peter tanquam ex ungue leonem 04:57, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
It's problematic because the people tagged in Category:Jews are very often not persons of interest to those trying to learn about Judaism or the RW-interested issues surrounding Judaism. They just happen to be Jews (and sometimes not at all Judaic). Rand0 (talk) 05:55, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
Good point. How does {{Christianity}} handle this problem? Star of David.png Radioactive Misanthrope 05:59, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
It doesn't.
The list doesn't have to be random—is there a short list of relevant Jewish people you can take from that category and make the list static? Peter tanquam ex ungue leonem 06:01, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
As far as what the list right now includes, Jesus and Baruch Spinoza seem alright to include and maybe Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud because they are deceased historical figures who have written about something related to Judaism of a non-religious sort. In fact, the same could maybe be said of Isaac Asimov, but I am not sure we should include him as such writing from him was not common or long or well-known/influential (yet). Thoughts? Rand0 (talk) 06:26, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
I am just now realizing that having Jesus in that list would incredibly odd, seeing as he really has no relation to Judaism (except for his own adherence). Yeah, so maybe just Spinoza and Freud and Einstein until we tag more articles with Category:Jews. Rand0 (talk) 06:39, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
I mostly agree with your prospective lists. Asimov probably shouldn't be included, since his writings aren't a product of his faith, nor is he commonly associated with the religion. Star of David.png Radioactive Misanthrope 06:44, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

Removed in favor of a longer list of juadism articles, as I'm pretty sure the reason there was a "persons of intrest sections" is because I based it off the islam template. ТyYes? 16:26, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

I'm glad you removed it. It seems not many of our religion articles have "persons" in them, and that's probably a good thing. Unless we wanted to specifically highlight people, the fact that "some people happen to be jewish and famous" isn't really a good reason for them to be on the template ABOUT Judaism. People who have written on Judaism, or are famous as Jewish leaders, not famous and by the way are Jewish would make sense. But putting Asimov, or Spinoza there makes little sense, as they aren't really a person of interest in the study of Judaism. --Pink mowse.pngGodot What do cats dream about? 16:30, 21 March 2012 (UTC)