Noach- Making our Generation “Tamim”

Our פרשה opens up by speaking about Noach’s children. Then the פסוק describes Noach as an “איש צדיק, תמים היה בדורותיו“, a tzadik, a perfect man in his generation, which is a prelude to why he is saved shortly therafter from destruction. However, Rashi famouly interprets this subjective passuk in two ways: בדורותיו- יש מרבותינו דורשים אותו לשבח, כל שכן שאלו היה בדור צדיקים […]

Parshat Noach- The Hidden Rainbow

Printer-Friendly Version: Noach73 (והָיְתָה הַקֶּשֶׁת בֶּעָנָן וּרְאִיתִיהָ לִזְכֹּר בְּרִית עוֹלָם” (בראשית ט’:ט”ז” Towards the end of this week’s parsha, Hashem makes a ברית (covenant) with Noach and his descendants and all surviving living beings never to destroy the world ever again, which is represented by the rainbow (קשת). The use of a rainbow as the symbol […]