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Noah: (a) (2704-1754 BCE) Tenth generation descendent of Adam, he and his immediate family were the only ones to remain righteous when all of humankind descended into a state of anarchy and lawlessness. He and his family survived the Flood that wiped out the rest of the human race by taking shelter in the Ark he constructed. According to the Midrash, he invented the plow. (b) A common Jewish name.
If the Torah's description of Noah's righteousness can be understood both ways, why do the sages propose a negative interpretation?
If the world stubbornly refuses to be saved, does that excuse me from continuing to try?
To touch some of heaven’s radiance, then curve gracefully back towards the earth in a glorious ray of colors that are manmade reflections of G‑d’s truth and hope for mankind . . .
What lesson is there in seeing evil, observing another person's sin?
The waters of the flood are like the waters of a ritualarium -- a mikveh -- where the waters spiritually cleanse the dross that accumulates in the course of our life's endeavors. The world received a spiritual cleansing, and this set the course of history...
His faith may have been bit wobbly in the knees. But he got the job done. My kind of hero
Noah’s dispatch of the dove from the ark: passive and active anticipation.
It was terrifying not being able to breathe, while slowly fading with my thoughts racing.
It is commonly assumed that Adam and Eve were vegetarians. In fact, it wasn’t until after the Great Flood (about 1,600 years after the creation of the world) that G‑d permitted Noah and his children to kill and consume animal life, thereby breaking a long...
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