The Noachide Code:
The 7 Commandments of the Covenant of Noah. The universal moral code for all mankind
The Noachide Code: The 7 Commandments of the Covenant of Noah, the universal moral code for all mankind.

Did you know that Judaism recognizes that Righteous Gentiles receive a place in the World to Come?



Unlike other religions, Judaism doesn't condemn you to hell if you don't convert. Many people are just unaware that Judaism is a religion of dual covenants, one for Jews and another for Gentiles. According to Jewish teaching, the Torah of Moses contains a covenant (given at Mt Sinai) binding on the Jewish people consisting of 613 commandments, and another known as the ‘Covenant of Noah’ consisting of seven commandments which is binding on all the peoples of the world who are not Jewish.

Most people have heard of the so-called ‘Ten Commandments’, but what they don't know is that 'Ten Commandments' is a mistranslation. In the original Hebrew, ‘Aseret HaDibrot' correctly translates as ‘Ten Statements’. The ten statements that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai carved in two stone tablets, are a summary of the 613 commandments.

One of the 613 commandments given to the Jewish people was to become ‘a light unto the nations’ (Isaiah 42:6, 49:6), and as part of fulfilling this task they have preserved in the Talmud (Sanhedrin 56a - 60b) the universal code of seven Noachide commandments, which is a basic program of ethical monotheism. This is the basis of civilization, for “He did not create it as a wasteland, but formed it to be inhabited.” (Isaiah 45:18).

People who observe the seven commandments of the biblical Covenant of Noah are considered by Orthodox Rabbis to be ‘Righteous Gentiles’ and are known as Noachides or Bnai Noach in Hebrew, both these terms mean ‘descendants of Noah.’

“So that all the nations of the earth shall know the Lord is G-d; there is none else. Let your heart therefore be whole with the Lord our G-d, to follow His statutes and to keep His commandments, as of this day.” (I Kings 8:60-61).



 Believe and trust in G-d - Do not worship idols

עֲבוֹדָה זָרָה


 Respect and praise G-d - Do not blaspheme

בִּרְכַּת הַשֵׁם


 Respect the sanctity of human life - Do not murder, assault or slander

שְׁפִיכוּת דָּמִים


 Respect family values - Do not have perverse sexual relations

גִּלּוּי עֲרָיוֹת


 Respect the rights and property of others - Do not steal



 Respect animals rights - Do not eat flesh from a live animal

אֵבָר מִן הֶחָי


 Responsibility for society - Establish a system of Justice



In essence, the Seven Noahide Commandments establish a stable, humane and just society, which accomplishes G-d’s command of inhabiting the world. Observing these Laws helps everyone accomplish his or her true purpose: to make a dwelling place for G-d in this world.

‘For, from the rising of the sun until its setting, My Name is great among the nations, and everywhere offerings are burnt and offered up to My Name; yea, a pure oblation, for My Name is great among the nations, says the Lord of Hosts.’ - Malachi 1:11


Noahide International Summer Congress

Noahide Congress



New Book:
To Perfect the World
The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Call to Teach the Noahide Code to All Mankind
New, produced by Ask Noah International! Published under the auspices of Sichos in English.
Compiled and translated by Rabbi Yehoishophot Oliver. Editor: Dr. Michael Schulman, Ph.D.





How to Achieve World Peace: Noahide Code Part 1 of 4

by Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin


Moral Justice: Noahide Code 3 of 4

by Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin



Pious of the Nations: Noahide Code 2 of 4

by Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin


Universal Laws for Mankind: Noahide Code 4 of 4

by Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin




Universal Ethics



New Book:
The Theory & Practice of
Universal Ethics
- The Noahide Laws,
by Rabbi Dr. Shimon Dovid Cowen. Available on
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Free Online Book Download: In 1834, Rabbi Tobias Goodman of London published a book called 'Emunas Israel' or 'The Faith of Israel'. The Fourth Treatise is entitled: ‘On the Seven Precepts commanded to the Sons of Noah’ (page 114).

Free Online Booklet Download: World Unity – It’s no longer a dream! From AskNoah

New Prayer Booklet: Suggested Prayers for Noahide Community Services and Personal Worship

New AskNoah video: Message for Noahides from Rabbi Moshe Weiner

Free Online Book: - Their Hollow Inheritance: A comprehensive refutation of christian missionaries

Free Online Booklet Download: A Small Guide For A Beautiful Planet, by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman

Yeshiva Ohr Tmimim - The Seven Noahide Commandments, Judaism's message to mankind



The Divine Code

Sample Chapters from The Divine Code, Volume 1:





Recommended Book:

Kabbalah and Meditation for the Nations

by Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh

Sample Chapters at:




My Rebbe Turning Judaism Outwards Rebbe

These three biographies of the Lubavitcher Rebbe have very interesting explanations of his involvement in the Noachide movement:

My Rebbe, by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

Turning Judaism Outwards: A Biography of the Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, by Rabbi Chaim Miller

Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, the Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History, by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin





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