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Hi-Tech Rainbow
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Hi-Tech Rainbow
Parshat Noach
How do rainbows work, and how do you get to be one?
Raising Moral Children in a Changing World
Why would righteous Noah get intoxicated?
How Many Colors in a Rainbow
A short insight on Parshat Noach
Ever wonder what a rainbow really is? Here's what the rainbow teaches us about making our world a better, more colorful place.
Torah in Ten: Noach
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Torah in Ten: Noach
Topics include: Noah's reincarnation as Moses, the Tower of Babel, Abraham and Sarah as the source of the souls of future converts.
Dealing with the Flood of Life
Five on Five—Noach
How to build a sanctum of time and space to protect you from the floodwaters of an overwhelming life.
The Different Generations of the Flood and the Tower of Babel
Something Spiritual on Parshat Noach
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.
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.
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)
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)
Noah, Abraham, Moses and King David
Parshah Noach
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.
Get Out of the Ark!
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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?
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.
Parsha Gems: Noach
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Parsha Gems: Noach
Study some of the highlights of the weekly Torah portion with insights from various commentaries.
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.
A Phoenix in the Ark
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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.
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.
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?
Go Out of Your Ark
In the ark, Noah focused entirely on serving his Creator. After the great flood, G-d commanded Noah, “Go out from the Teivah—the ark.” He was commanded to leave this ideal environment and reenter the world.
Be the Answer
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Be the Answer
Our lives are full of problems and challenges. How do we respond? We can point out the problem, better yet, offer a solution; or be one of those rare people who takes responsibility and works the solution. Gain insight and motivation into becoming a solver, learning why we already have the ability inside us.
The Power of Positive Speech
Parshat Noach
Why G-d praises Noah specifically right before the flood.
Why We Say LeChaim
Something Spiritual on Parshat Noach
Feeling Another’s Pain
Something Spiritual on Parshat Noach
A nation that can mourn together is a nation that can celebrate together. A lesson from Noah’s family life in the Ark.
Unpacking After the Holidays
The Importance of Work
Three Models for Living: Part 2
The first two Torah portions (B'reishis and Noach) represent two opposite models for life. The first begins happily but ends in turmoil, the second begins with difficulty but ends with success. The difference highlights the importance of hard work.
Be Fruitful and Multiply
Peru U’revu: The mitzvah to bear children
The first mitzvah in the Torah is to have children. This class examines details of this commandment and five levels of understanding.
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.
Learning the Haftorah: Noach
The weekly portion from the Prophets
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 1st Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 2nd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 3rd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 4th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 5th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 6th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Noach: 7th Portion
Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 1
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Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 2
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Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 2
Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 3
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Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 3
Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 4
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Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 4
Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 5
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Torah Ohr: Noach, Part 5
Financial Advice from the Boss
Financial worries and the daily grind of life are the cause of much stress and anxiety. What kind of advice does the Torah have for dealing with economic uncertainties?
Words
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Words
One little dude throwing words at another little dude.
Shabbat Delights
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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)
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