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Lenten Readings: Day 17

Was Abraham a Gentile? At first glance it seems a strange question. Abraham a Gentile? As the patriarch of patriarchs, the person from  whom all Jews claim descent, one would have described Abraham also as a Jew. And yet, Arabs … Continue reading

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Sacrificing our Sons

The Problem of the Akedah In Genesis 22 we find the story of the Binding of Isaac, known in Hebrew as the Akedah. It is the part of the saga of Abraham in which God tests Abraham and says to … Continue reading

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