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Abraham the Iconclast: From Where Did the Famous Midrash Come? (Audio Only)

by Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot (Posted on June 26, 2024)

Rabbi Nathaniel Helfgot from SAR High School explores the concept of intertextuality in Midrash, using the story of Abraham destroying his father’s idols to illustrate how ancient traditions and textual reinterpretations deepen our understanding of biblical narratives.