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Avraham and Sodom: To Pray Against God

Avraham’s challenge to God’s planned destruction of Sodom raises the fundamental ethical problem of collective punishment. The resolution of this challenge, Sruli Fruchter explains, enables Avraham to realize God’s highest ideals and to confront the conflict between compassion for oppressors and consideration for their victims.

Lot’s Wife Was Never Salt (And Why That Highlights the Greatness...

Mark Glass explores the implications of a little-known interpretation in which Lot's wife never turned to salt.