MAZON Sermon Seeds
Rabbi Michael Rothbaum, JCJM '19 + '20
Rosh HaShanah, Day One — Gen. 21: the expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael
While Hagar has been a faithful servant to the family, the story explains thatAbraham expels Hagar and her son with very little notice
Despite her dedication and service, Abraham only gives Hagar some bread andwater
The meager rations are quickly exhausted
The story highlights the problems of poor families
Often, families on the margins find themselves...