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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?
Parshat Noach
Despite its violent and threatening nature, the flood is not just an enemy to be overcome or obliterated. It’s the very vehicle that pushes and elevates the ark to greater heights . . .
The critical combination of open and hidden sins.
The critical combination of open and hidden sins.
That's a great question--because it forces us to look deeper into the story, and learn even more from it. It doesn't come as surprise that our actions affect those around us, but less common is the understanding that we influence not only the people in ou...
We often find ourselves inundated with worldly concerns. Are we then spiritually lost? Can the Divine sensibilities of our souls survive the onslaught of "the real world"?
Question: The following text from just before the flood seems to imply that G‑d did something wrong, was sorry for it, and surprised by its happening: "And the L-rd repented that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him in His heart. And the L-rd ...
Noah, the Flood, and Transformation
One can well understand then that Noah was worried about bringing new life into the world. Why give birth, toil and work the program that living entails if all that is built could at a point in the future also be destroyed!?
You're right, it shouldn't work that way. The world was not designed this way. The plain truth is: They've hacked the system
An island of decency in a sea of depravity, was the hallmark of Noah. And so G-d despaired of Noah's generation and decided to begin anew the task of creating a human species worthy of its vaunted status.
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