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Ham: Son of Noah, survived the Flood together with his family by entering the Ark. Was cursed for his behavior during his father's drunken episode. Progenitor of Canaan.
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
What lesson is there in seeing evil, observing another person's sin?
If you strike your slave's eye or tooth, the Torah decrees, the slave goes free. What relavence does this law have in a society that has abandoned the practice of slavery?
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
Ham’s Sin, Shem and His Descendants
The terms that the Torah's employs to describe the firstborn or the “bechor” are “peter rechem”, (“the opener of the womb”) and “reshit ono” (the “first of his strength”). The mere fact of being firstborn entails a number of privileges in terms of power...
What was the difference between Ham and his brothers? What lesson can we take from Shem and Japheth?
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