Kiruv Lessons from Noah’s Ark

One Cannot Sell That Which He Does Not OwnNoach was commanded: “Make for yourself an Ark of gopher wood; make the Ark with compartments, and cover it inside and out with pitch.” [Bereshis 6:14]. Rashi comments: “G-d has many ways to bring about salvation. Why then did

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After the Flood

G-d created human beings to use their free will to achieve the ultimate connection to G-d. His original Plan A was to put Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and give them the opportunity to use their free will in resisting the Tree of Knowledge

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Noach’s Flood

We are living in a world where we hear increasingly the phrase “weapons of mass destruction”. Wars that could destroy the world or significant numbers of people in it are not beyond our imagination. Vast natural disasters-global warming, or a runaway asteroid-are also not inconceivable to us

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Parshas Noach

The Mishna in Perke Avos says there were 10 generations from Adam to Noah to show how patient G-d is, all the generations angered Him increasingly, until He brought upon them waters of the flood. We have progressed 1656 years since the first man till G-d brings the

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Tower of Bavel

Why does the Torah tell us they moved away from the east? ? Gan Aiden was in the east, this is what G?d expects us to aim at, and they davka moved away from it. It is the first time we see an organized “rebellion” against G?d

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Parshas Noach

Topics covered in this class: Understanding it like a five year old. Noach creates himself. The three transgressions Thievery is the worst. The building of the Ark. Understanding it like a five year old. G-d wipes out the whole world and keeps it going for the sake

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Five Levels of Pleasure

Introduction to Torah Study I. Life is for pleasure Tell your class: “It is a principle of Jewish understanding that G-d created us because He wanted to give us pleasure. Illustration: All parents want for their children is that they should live rich and happy lives, filled with joy.

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Parshas Noach

Based on Rav Noah Weinberg There is much more to this week’s portion than animals marching two-by-two. Within the story of Noah is a deep message for all humanity, which establishes one of the basic principles of human relations as well as our relationship to G-d. As

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After the Flood

G-d created human beings to use their free will to achieve the ultimate connection to G-d. His original Plan A was to put Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and give them the opportunity to use their free will in resisting the Tree of Knowledge

Read more

Noach’s Flood

We are living in a world where we hear increasingly the phrase “weapons of mass destruction”. Wars that could destroy the world or significant numbers of people in it are not beyond our imagination. Vast natural disasters-global warming, or a runaway asteroid-are also not inconceivable to us

Read more