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Noach – Understanding The World We Live In

Genesis 6:9-11:32 To better understand ourselves and the world we live in, we want to know our history - where we came from; how we got here; who are ancestors were; what they believed in; and the important things that happened to them. This part of Genesis does that for us. In it, Moses focuses on one man, Noah, and

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Noach

This week’s Parasha starts out with God saying these words: “Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation.  Noah walked with God and had three sons: Shem, Ham, and Japheth.” This was the time before Moses had given the law, so Noah does not have the standard of what would be righteous on his own accord.  So, when God

By |2017-10-24T00:00:16-04:00October 21st, 2017|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Noach

Noach

This week’s Parasha is entitled Noach (Noah) whose name means ‘rest’, or ‘quiet’. It covers Genesis 6:9 through 11:32. Noah is described as a just man and perfect in his generation. Noah walked with God, despite living during a time of great wickedness. Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham and Japheth, and each of them had wives. Shem is consistently

By |2017-01-30T21:40:55-04:00November 5th, 2016|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Noach

Noach

This morning's parasha is entitled Noach which means ‘rest’ or ‘comfort’. It covers Genesis 6:9-11:32. To review, in Genesis chapter 2 the Lord commanded Adam saying: "Of every tree of the garden you may freely eat; but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it

By |2017-01-30T21:41:45-04:00October 17th, 2015|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Noach

Noach

This week’s Parasha, or weekly Torah portion is Noach or Noah, which begins at Genesis chapter 6 verse 9 and goes through chapter 11. It is the second portion in the yearly cycle. Last week began the book of Genesis, explaining about God’s creation of the universe and everything in it and the creation of mankind and our rebellion against

By |2017-01-30T21:42:39-04:00October 25th, 2014|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Noach

Noach

This Parasha is entitled Noach (Noah) which means ‘rest’, or ‘quiet’. It covers Genesis 6:9-11:32. Noah was a just man and perfect in his generation, Noah walked with God, despite living during a time of great unholiness. We ourselves must understand that we cannot use the excuse of the corruption of our times to justify the deficiency of our holiness.  To

By |2017-01-30T21:43:42-04:00October 5th, 2013|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Noach