Politician wants Lord's Prayer taught in schools
She said it was disappointing many children in the island could not recite the Lord's Prayer.
Dr Reginald Le Sueur, from the Humanist Society, said Christianity should not be taught as "an unalterable truth".
Constable Gallichan said: "I am sure if I went to live in Israel I would expect to learn more about the Jewish faith than I already know so I would be sure not to offend.
Dr Reginald Le Sueur Jersey Humanist SocietyThis should not be taught as an unalterable truth, it is one belief system out of many”
The Very Reverend Bob Key, Jersey's Dean, said there was a strong Christian community in the island and children should know the traditional verse.
Dr Le Sueur said: "In order to educate people about world religions, including of course the most dominant one, they have to know the basic belief system.
"This should not be taught as an unalterable truth, it is one belief system out of many."