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Torah Talk for Parashat Noach

October 18, 2017 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

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

The Noach flood story is a transitional story, which we can see by looking at the episodes that come before and after. In many ways, it shares features with both the Gan Eden (Garden of Eden) story (chapters 1-3) and the S’dom V’Amorah (Sodom and Gomorrah) story (chapter 19). Read more >