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Tag Archives: Parshat Noach

[PCJE Dvar Torah] Avi Spodek: In Memory of Leah Topper, a”h, Noach 5773

Posted on October 18, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

In memory/honor of Leibka Feiga bat Chanoch A”H (Laura Faye Topper) This week marks the 9th anniversary of my mother-in-law’s passing. Laura suffered most of her adult life from Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that slows down or blocks messages between the brain and the body and causes – amongst other symptoms – visual disturbances, muscle Continue Reading »

[Pardes From Jerusalem Podcast] Noach 5773

Posted on October 16, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

This week, Rav Danny Landes discusses the Flood and Tower of Babel stories in Parashat Noach. Click here to download Click here for the accompanying handout. Shabbat shalom!  

2 D’vrei Torah for P’Noach: One Socially Conscious, the Other Subconscious

Posted on October 29, 2011 by Derek Kwait

Once upon a time, a Middle-Eastern nation wanted to build a tower with its top in the heavens to make a name for itself. This tower would be a powerful monument to their civilization’s unsurpassed greatness and modernity. They even refused to announce what the final height of the building would be until it was Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Noach 5769

Posted on October 29, 2011 by Barer

Did you know that there is a Pardes podcast? There is!  And it’s called Pardes from Jerusalem, featuring weekly audio podcasts by Pardes Faculty members about the weekly parsha. For the parsha that just ended, we have Rav Meir talking about the Dor Haflaga – the Tower of Babel story: Noach 5769

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Posted on October 28, 2011 by Barer

The end of this week’s parsha, like last week’s, details the lineages leading to the main protagonists of Bereishit, mainly those of Noach’s children.  Unsurprisingly, for those who know the story that comes next, the lineages rush through the generations in between Noach and Avram and then slow down just in time to talk about Continue Reading »

On Noach, נח

Posted on November 2, 2010 by Eryn

on the flood a kick in the sand the castle lies at my feet to begin again on babel handfuls of feathers brought near to the lips of God scattered by his breath May we come together after the scattering. By Avi Strausberg