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Noah Dispatches Raven and Doves

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The Wickedness of the People, The Ark, The Flood, The Flood Recedes, The Raven and the Dove, Noah Offering, The Seven Laws, Covenant with Noah
Long before the ancient Greeks, the Bible recorded that the dove brought an olive branch to the ark.
"ויהי ביום השמיני...ויאמר משה אל אהרן קרב אל המזבח" “It was on the eighth day...And Moshe said to Aharon, ‘Come near to the altar.’ ” (9:1,7) QUESTION: When the Mishkan was completed, Moshe acted as Kohen Gadol for seven days and trained Aharon. On the ei...
The Wickedness of the People, The Ark, The Flood, The Flood Recedes, The Raven and the Dove, Noah Offering, The Seven Laws, Covenant with Noah
2105 BCE
On the 301st day of the great Flood, Noah sent a dove for the 2nd time from the ark (see "Today in Jewish History" for Elul 17). This time, the dove stayed away all day; "the dove came in to him in the evening, and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluc...
2105 BCE
Following the failed attempt to dispatch a raven from the ark (see "Today in Jewish History" for Elul 10), Noah sent a dove from the window of the ark to see if the great Flood that covered the earth had abated. "But the dove found no resting place for th...
2105 BCE
On the 10th of Elul of the year 1656 from creation (2105 BCE), as the Great Flood neared its end, Noah opened the window of the Ark and dispatched a raven to determine if the flood waters had begun to recede (Genesis 8:1; Rashi). For a discussion of the d...
Noah’s dispatch of the dove from the ark: passive and active anticipation.
Noach sends out a dove from the ark
Noach sends out a dove from the ark, the earth dries out and he leaves the ark, and Hashem allows Noach to eat meat.
While every day is a struggle, we are able to make the best of it by realizing that there is a positive purpose to what we are going through.
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