Tag Archives: sin

Gone Goat

Rabbi Jessica Lott
September 24, 2013

It must have been startling to watch. And cathartic. That little goat up there. I’d put my sins on him. Oh yeah, I totally would. We all would.  And then they would send him away. Trot off, little sins! Go out into the wilderness and never come back! And then there’s the other goat. That More »


Sins of the Parent

Franny Silverman
August 26, 2013

And so, after all these things happened, the god tried something on Abraham. GOD:   Abraham ABRAHAM:   Here. I. Am. GOD:   Take your son, your one and only, the one you love, that Isaac, and get going to the land of Moriah, and offer him up, as a burnt-offering, on one of the mountains there, the More »