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Be the Angel

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/old_stories/article/be_the_angel_19981106

At least there's one good thing we can say about Abraham preparing to sacrifice his own son Isaac. When he lifts the gleaming knife above the boy's head, an angel calls out: "Do not harm that child." Jews don't sacrifice their children. It might have been the norm in pagan societies, but not in our ancestors', and not in ours

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