Noach

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Noach and Shabbat

Lamech gave birth to Noah and prophetically exclaimed: “This one will bring us rest from our work and from the toil of our hands, from the ground which God has cursed” (Genesis 5:29). The word “Noah” is related to the word “rest.” According to Rashi, man would now be able to more easily work the […]

Torah and the Environment

And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made. He sent out the raven, and it kept going and returning until the waters dried from upon the earth. Then he sent out the dove from him to see whether the waters […]

The Sixth Millenium

Although the Zohar, the Kabbalah’s foundational text, is not a prophetic book as such, it does contain the following two predictions. Commenting on the verses, “In the six hundredth year of Noahs’s life, in the second month, on the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the foundations of the great deep burst […]