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Torah Talk for Parashat Noach

October 15, 2015 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, we hear about the story of Noach and the flood, about its aftermath when Noach planted a vineyard and got inebriated and his son saw “his nakedness,” and finally, about the story of Migdal Bavel, the Tower of Babel, and the birth of Avram.

I believe it is no coincidence that the Torah presents the story of the Tower of Babel, in which the people wanted to build a tower “with its top in heaven” (see chapter 11 for the full details), and the birth of Avram consecutively. Read More>