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Noach Audio Classes

Parshah Insight: Noach
A five minute weekly Torah insight based on the wellsprings of Torah and Chassidut.
Torah Gems - Parshah Noach
Experience the gems of the Parshah with the classic commentaries, and a kabbalistic twist.
Waters of the Flood
Audio | 29:46
Waters of the Flood
Good News or Bad News?
The text states: “the people were evil; the flood erased them from the earth”. However the Midrash equates the flood waters with the waters of creation which are pure and holy; is it good news or bad news? Is Torah in heaven or on earth?
The New World of Noach
In creating the world, G-d moved from nothing to something. In the new world of Noah after the flood, the creation responded by moving from something to nothing.
Parshah Thought: Noach
A five minute weekly Torah thought based on the teachings of Chassidut.
The Critic, Defendant and Ruling
A compelling discussion on the Sages’ views of Noach’s behavior and status: to criticize or to defend.
Kabbalah and Science
Audio | 1:03:50
Kabbalah and Science
How the development in science serves as a vehicle in enhancing our understanding of Kabbalistic concepts.
The Rainbow Story
Audio | 32:15
The Rainbow Story
After the flood G-d tells Noah of His covenant not to destroy the world again and creates the rainbow to serve as the sign. But isn’t the rainbow simply a natural phenomena?
Parshah Class: Noach
Audio | 1:09:31
Parshah Class: Noach
Get a detailed overview of the weekly Torah portion sewn together with keen insights and timely life messages.
M-Cast: Noach
Audio | 3:39
M-Cast: Noach
Welcome to M-Cast, where we take a look at topics in the weekly Torah portion and see how it relates to the coming of Moshiach.
Noach - In Depth
Audio | 24:58
Noach - In Depth
An in depth look at the weekly Parshah based on the talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
The Chassidic Dimension - Noach
An in depth presentation of Chassidic teachings on the weekly Parshah.
An advanced presentation of Chassidic teachings on the Parshah.
Chumash and Rashi: Noach
Parshah with Rabbi Gordon
Two Minute Rabbi: Noach
Have you ever met a Rabbi who could give you an inspiring message in just two minutes? Well, here it is….
How to Talk to a Sinner
Practical Parshah - Noach
The life of Noah raises questions of how to address the moral failings of others, from zealous extremism on one hand to insularism and apathy on the other.
Do It Yourself Ark-Building
How to Study Torah - Noach
Why G-d wanted Noah to make a public spectacle by building an ark all by himself. Understanding the verse "Make for yourself an ark..." (Genesis 6:14) and how Noah, as righteous as he was, failed as a spiritual leader.
How to Waterproof Your Life
A Taste of Text—Noach
When life is rushing by leaving you with an endless to do list, when you feel swamped with the demands of life, how can you cope?
Get Out of the Ark!
Audio | 14:38
Get Out of the Ark!
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Noach
The words "order the animals to leave the Ark" (Genesis 8:17) are written as if pronounced "forcibly remove the animals from the Ark." Why was it so difficult to leave the Ark and what can we learn from this about bringing holiness into our daily lives?
Noah, Abraham, Moses and King David
Some of the sages say that “Noah was righteous in his generation” means that if Noah had lived in another generation, he would not have been considered so righteous. The Zohar compares the generation of Noah to those of Abraham, Moses and King David.
The Turbulent Waters of Financial Stress
Life Lessons from Parshat Noach
Rabbi Gordon shares inspirational Torah insights on the weekly Torah portion with practical life lessons.
Parsha Gems: Noach
Audio | 58:48
Parsha Gems: Noach
Study some of the highlights of the weekly Torah portion with insights from various commentaries.
Chumash Classes: Noach
A Phoenix in the Ark
Audio | 1:00:44
A Phoenix in the Ark
Parshah Curiosities: Noach
A deeper analysis of the Torah narrative of the animals being saved with Noach and his family in the ark offers a fascinating discovery into the mysterious phenomena of the phoenix bird.
Parshah Insights: Noach
Torah Interpretations of the Rebbe
Parshah Mnemonics: Noach
Decoding the hidden messages
The parsha of Noach contains 153 verses and the mnemonic are the names Bezalel and Avi Yiskah Lot. Explore the coded message in the mnemonic and its connection to the general themes of the parshah.
Be Fruitful and Multiply!
Parsha Noach
This commandment was addressed to both Adam and again to Noah and his offspring. More than just a repetition of a previous obligation, G-d reveals to Noah the extraordinary virtue of bearing many children. An analysis of Maimonides' treatment of the obligation to populate the world. (Likutei Sichos vol. 30)
Water, Water Everywhere
A Failed Experiment?
With the Great Flood the Almighty returned the world to its original state when "the spirit of God hovered above the waters". In analyzing a fascinating passage from the Midrash (Bereishis Rabbah 5:1) that speaks of 'mute inhabitants' and 'intellectual inhabitants', this class addresses one of life's big questions and offers a surprisingly refreshing answer. (Based on the Maamor Bereishis Boro 5727)
Shabbat Delights
Audio | 24:34
Shabbat Delights
The progressive levels of Shabbat
How the experience of the 'Shabbat rest' deepens as Shabbat progresses, culminating in Shabbat's sublime final moments. An exploration of the nature of pleasure. (Based on the maamar Eileh Toldos Noach 5737)
Deconstructing the Rainbow
Opening with fascinating messaging and deeper symbolism, this colourful rumination on the heavenly arc, moves on to address fundamental questions, like how a natural phenomenon is construed as paranormal. A vibrant spectrum of diverse opinions and teachings why the rainbow can serve as G-d’s eternal symbol are presented, clarifying how it confirmed G-d’s covenant with humanity and opening a broader prism of understanding about the proverbial flood’s purpose and ultimate impact.
When G-d Stopped Tolerating Bad Behavior
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the unusual Nun and G-d’s anger
How come the wicked population of Noah’s times lived for hundreds of years, while the righteous Abraham did not? A fascinating insight into how G-d interacts with our world.
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