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Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 6th Portion

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Ozlem Ankara, TR December 26, 2021

Thank you Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon ! May his memory be a blessing,and may we all merit the opportunity to continue learning with the guidance that he so dedicatedly provided. Reply

yigal October 4, 2013

kenaan Rabbi Gordon i just started using your class for this new cycle of chmash, and im loving it thanks but I am wondering how did cham have four sons when it seems like it was right after the flood, and there were only eight people that survived it. because noach got drunk on the same amount of alcohol that he would drink before the flood, but it seems that noach was used to drinking i wouldn't think that the first time he would drink after the flood would be four or five years later (allowing cham five years to have four children (although he could of had twins or triplets etc.)

thanks and shabbat shalom. Reply

Aaron Soch Baltimore, MD October 30, 2020
in response to yigal:

I know it's many years later but did you find a satisfying answer?
I'd like to find a good answer myself. I'll tell you something I thought of, Rabbi Gordon said "The raven had forbidden intercourse on the Ark (that they inhabited for one solar year)" he got this from a good Medrish (Rabba or Tanchuma) which goes on to say that the dog, and Ham had intercourse with their "mates" too... That being said ham very likely came out of the Ark with a child. (Also the commandment was not only to be fruitful but "Vaishrisu as Hadama"=' To spread on the earth like creepy crawly things' (Shrazim). In the first couple Pasukim in Shemos it says that 'the Jews in Egypt were fruitful and multiplied and "Vaishrisu" = spread like creepy crawly things'. (Like it says here) Rashi in Shemos explains that they had six children at once AKA "like creepy crawly things, they covered Egypt"... Therefore perhaps Ham had Quadruplets AKA "spreading like creepy things", when he came out the Ark. Reply

Rich Levin Rochester, New York via chabadrochester.com October 30, 2011

Thank you I actually found Noach #7 after I had studied it without Rabbi Gordon and in time to complete it with him before Shabbos.
Certainly I am one of many who express tremendous admiration and appreciation for these recordings, both Rashi and Tanya. Reply

Rabbi Yehohsua B Gordon Encino, CA October 28, 2011

7th Aliya of Noach Recorded today. Enjoy. Reply

Rich Levin Rochester, New York via chabadrochester.com October 27, 2011

7th Aliyah of Bereishis and Noach Will Rabbi Gordon be recording the 7th Aliyah of Bereishis and Noach? Or are they somewhere on the site? I am studying them on my own, which is good. I have listened to nearly every recording since Shemos Bo last year. It has been a wonderful journey that I plan to continue and now to add more learning from either the Gutnick or Kehos Chumash.
Thank you Reply

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