Akedah Imagery and Hebrew Poetry in the Crusades
"For generations, Jews saw in this story a reflection of their history, embedded it in their culture, and even acted upon its example. The First Crusade is one such instance."

By Howard Tzvi Adelman

Nation and Sacrifice: The Akedah and Zionist Ideology

Isaac has come to occupy a paradoxical place in Israeli culture, symbolizing heroism and martyrdom alike.

By Yael S. Feldman

The Akedah and Highway 61 Revisited

Bob Dylan's landmark album of 1965, Highway 61 Revisited, chronicled the Civil Rights movement in America. But it also drew extensively on a seemingly peculiar theme: the Bible.

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