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An Image of Isaac

The Murder Ballad of Abraham and Isaac: For another angle on the Gen. 22 account, Rabbi Daniel Landes says this about the sacrifice of Isaac: “If you want an image for it, it’s very simple. You drive your child to the Jerusalem bus station, you put him on the bus to the army base and you drive away.” And he is not alone in that reflection. Every secular Jew in Israel understands the binding of Isaac.

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