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Consent of the governed and The Flood story

Ask yourselves which parties keep trying to silence dissenting voices like Arutz 14 or Arutz 7? Back to rule by the 'Sons of Elohim'?

Consent of the governed and The Flood story

Noah: Failure of greatness

The failure of greatness is depressing. How could the righteous man of his time end up drunk and disheveled in his tent?

Noah: Failure of greatness

A world without Jews

You do not have to go further than last week and this week's parasha to read about a world without Jews.

A world without Jews

Faith, Idols and the Generation of the Flood

​​​​​​​Idolatry serves man's animal instinct, leads to war and enslaving others. Monotheism advocates a common effort for good and justice.

Faith, Idols and the Generation of the Flood

Beyond Nature

Covenant introduces moral law. A moral law is not the same as a scientific law. Scientific laws describe, whereas moral laws prescribe.

Beyond Nature

Flooding lessons

In books of Chassidus (Tzidkat Hatzadik 107, Torah Ohr Parshat Noach) the Mabul is described as one great 'Mikve' (ritual bath).

Flooding lessons

Where did the dove find a leafy olive tree at the end of the Flood?

If only Noach, his family and animals of each species were saved from the Flood in order to establish a new world, whence the leafy tree?

Where did the dove find a leafy olive tree after the Flood?

The day after the Covid crisis is over

Rav Yehuda Amital's description of the changes he witnessed as a survivor are analogous to Noah before and after the Deluge. And ours?

The day after the Covid crisis is over

How will the world remember COVID?”

How many lines will COVID-19 take up in human history?

How will the world remember COVID?”player

Why didn't G-d send a pandemic in Noah's time instead of a flood?

The flood destroyed everything - animals, plants, inanimate things, but only man had sinned. Why did G-d punish all of Creation?

Why didn't G-d send a pandemic instead of a flood?

The Tower of Bavel, the first community project. Where did it go wrong?

Tension between humanity’s desire for total independence and submitting to God’s control plays out throughout human history.

The Tower of Bavel, the first community project.Why did it fail?

A whole new world - lessons from Parashat Noach

The world changed after the Deluge. Ours can as well.

A whole new world - lessons from Parashat Noach

Over the rainbow

Clouds of sin can obscure the rainbow, the sign of our Covenant with Hashem. Its semicircular shape is not random, but deeply symbolic.

Over the rainbow

They scoffed at Noah too!

People scoffed at Noah, just like they scoff at me when I write about the importance of modesty and the harm caused by promiscuity.

They scoffed at Noah too!

Dutch boatmaker aims to sail his replica of Noah’s Ark to Israel

Christian boatmaker hopes to bring his 390-foot life-size replica of Noah's Ark to the Holy Land.

Dutch boatmaker aims to sail his replica of Noah’s Ark to Israel

Finding the right balance

How can we find the right balance between relying on help from above, and our own efforts?

Finding the right balance

Gigantic replica of Noah's ark opens in Kentucky

A 510-foot-long, $100 million dollar exhibit claiming to replicate the dimensions of Noah's ark opened in Kentucky on Thursday.

Gigantic replica of Noah's ark opens in Kentucky

Three Arab Countries Ban 'Noah' Film

Qatar, Bahrain and UAE ban Hollywood take on story from Torah for 'provoking feelings,' others expected to follow.

Three Arab Countries Ban 'Noah' Filmplayer