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  • Israeli film ‘My Father My Lord’—Abraham’s binding of Isaac redux

    By Tom Tugend

    July 9, 2008 | 7:30 pm

    In the Israeli film “My Father My Lord,” the secular or casually religious Jew encounters a world whose mindset and lifestyle might as well be thousands of miles and centuries away.

    It is the world of the charedi, or ultra-Orthodox, community, in which every action, every thought,...

  • Abraham Not Guilty

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    December 12, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    And the verdict is: not guilty, by a razor-thin margin. An audience of more than 400 people had a chance to flex their "Law & Order" muscles while serving as the jury in the mock trial of Abraham -- that's right, our founding forefather -- held at the University of Judaism (UJ) Nov....