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Sunday, February 15 • 8:15pm - 9:30pm
The Akedah (Sacrifice of Isaac) in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Traditions

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The Akedah tells the story of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Isaac, as a demonstration of his faith in God. This ultimate test, central to the Jewish narrative, was adapted by Christianity and Islam in different ways. A close reading of the relevant sacred texts reveals specific religious tropes within each of the Abrahamic religions and offers an opening into interreligious conversations.


Noam Marans

Noam Marans is the national director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations at AJC (the American Jewish Committee). Previously he served as the rabbi of Temple Israel in Ridgewood, NJ. He has participated in multiple private audiences with Pope Francis and leads AJC's battle against anti-Israel initiatives within American Christian denominations, among other interfaith engagements. Noam is a graduate of Columbia University and was ordained by... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 8:15pm - 9:30pm
Long Ridge

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