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The Binding Of Isaac And A Message Of Optimism

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

Awe of creation and the Creator permeates one of the central biblical texts of Rosh Hashanah: the binding of Isaac. In a Jewish-environmental context, one rabbinic interpretation might be called an "eco-conscious" reading.

The Binding Of Isaac: A Personal Meditation On Tests Of Faith

Rabbi Jack Bemporad | Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jack Bemporad

The accuser challenges God. Take Abraham's son away from him and then see how faithful he will be! Let us recognize that faith is higher than morality and deserves the supreme test.