No Canaanites Allowed: Was Avraham Racist? Part 1

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Nov 21, 2019
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Kidushin: 72a 

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Does Judaism hold racist ideas regarding inherited traits? If not, how do we understand Avraham's insistence that Yitzchak should not marry a Canaanite, even a righteous one - while he accepts an Aramean bride? Part 1 of a planned 2.

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