Noach – Building Yachts

Noach – Building Yachts

Noach’s Ark took 120 years to build. Why did G-d choose such a lengthy project?  To give people time to reconsider their social and civil responsibilities, showing much patience. But they didn’t learn the lesson that we need to learn today again – to practice love rather than the international and societal antipathy we are

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Noach – To Be or Not to Be the Best You 

Noach was measured against the measuring stick of Abraham. He both passed and failed this test. But you and I are neither Noach nor Abraham.  We need to aspire to be the best that our potential allows us to be. • We often compare people.  Not a good practice as all too often, by so

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Noach – Build Your Ark

Noach – Build Your Ark

There is a well-worn naval expression in pirate films: , “batten down the hatches, maty ”. The hatch was an opening on the deck that needed closing when a storm arose and waves would wash across the deck. In the troubled world of today, there is a tendency by western leaders to ‘batten down the

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Noach – Even Worse Than Corruption is Disunity

Noach – Even Worse Than Corruption is Disunity

The Flood was not merely a warning against perversity and corruption. It demonstrated that the whole purpose of creation is wholeness and unity exemplified by true brotherhood and sisterhood. The Flood did away with a world of mutual disrespect and introduced the value of mutual love and Oneness. Notes: •The whole world knows the story

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Noach – Self and Other

Noach – Self and Other

Noach spends decades carrying out G-d’s instructions to build an ark. • But why didn’t he try to reform society so no ark would be needed? • The Tzaddik in an overcoat c/f to the Tzaddik who shares the warmth of a fire

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