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Biblical Abraham To Be Tried For Child Endangerment In New York Mock Trial

Religion The Holy Bible. Old Testament. Abraham offer Isaac as a sacrifice. (Photo by: SeM/UIG via Getty Images)
Religion The Holy Bible. Old Testament. Abraham offer Isaac as a sacrifice. (Photo by: SeM/UIG via Getty Images)

It was a father-son hiking trip gone terribly wrong. When they reached the mountain peak, the father tied up his son, placed him on a pile of firewood and prepared to slash the boy’s throat—until he heard a voice telling him to stop.

On Sunday, the father—also known as the biblical patriarch Abraham —will be brought up on charges of attempted murder and endangering the welfare of his son, Isaac, in a mock trial at Temple Emanu-El synagogue on the Upper East Side.

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