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Teacher Title תקציר Course
Harav Yehuda Amital "Avraham, Avraham!" Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital The Faiths of Yitzchak and Yishmael What lesson are we to learn from the akeida, and how does Avraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son differ from that of Moslems today? Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital “Caught in the Thicket” After being commanded not to harm Yitzchak, Avraham "lifted his eyes" and saw a ram caught in the thicket. This is the third time he lifts his eyes. What is he looking for? The Kuzari and Rav Kook help us understand. Sichot Roshei Yeshiva
Harav Yehuda Amital Studies in the Akeda Why did God command the Akeda? Did God entertain any doubt concerning Abraham’s fear of God? What is unique about the story of the Akeda in a generation where the sacrifice of children to Moloch was an accepted norm of pagan worship? And is blind obedience to God the main message of the Akeda? Sichot Roshei Yeshiva