I ask this question because a few years ago I encountered a Rabbi online who was most definitely proselytizing, I don’t believe he was associated with any particular denomination and I asked on here at one point if he was allowed to do that and the response was something along the lines of “that’s really weird, but Judaism is decentralized so no one is going to stop him”. I was thinking about that recently and I’ll probably never be able to understand his motivations for doing so (other than a comment he made in one of his Torah lessons he linked where he said “Gentiles are dangerous and need to be converted, Noahidism isn’t good enough”), but was wondering why proselytizing is generally discouraged in Judaism.
Is there a reason Jews don’t proselytize or is it simply because there is no commandment from the Torah to do so?
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