Noach

The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

 

עֲשֵׂה לְךָ תֵּבַת עֲצֵי גֹפֶר קִנִּים תַּעֲשֶׂה אֶת הַתֵּבָה וְכָפַרְתָּ אֹתָהּ מִבַּיִת וּמִחוּץ בַּכֹּפֶר

Make for yourself an Ark of gopher wood; make the Ark with compartments, and cover it inside and out with pitch (6:14)

The term that the Torah uses to connate Noach’s Ark is "תיבה". This is…

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Vort for Parashas Noach

"And they came (the pure creatures) to the ark seven by seven, male and female"

G-d's command was that only the pure (kosher species) creatures be taken seven each of male and female, yet the impure creatures (non-kosher species) be taken only two each, male and female each...

 

This…

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Noach was a Tzadik dont worry...

The Torah states that Noach went into the Teivah (ark) "MiPnei Mei HaMabul," "due to the waters of the flood" (Bereishis 7:7). Rashi comments on this Posuk that "Af Noach MiKetanei Amanah Hayah, Maamin VeEino Maamin SheYavo HaMabul," "Noach, too, was one of those of little faith; he believed, but…

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Netziv on the Tower of Bavel

There is an interesting episode in the final perek of our sedra. A group of people build a tower to try and 'reach and rebel' against HaShem. What was there plan here? The Netziv eplains that these people had heard what happened in the great flood and knew that it…

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Not being a glory supporter

In my days in school, the boys who supported the best football team precisely because they would win were always labelled 'glory supporters.' And though the name of the winning team might have changed since then, the infamous title of glory supporter has not. Towards the end of our sedra,…

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