Noach

נֹחַ
Noah

Genesis 6:9−11:32

When Is Noach Read?

/ 4 Heshvan 5783
/ 6 Heshvan 5784
/ 1 Heshvan 5785

Summary

  • God decides to cause a flood that will destroy the world, sparing only Noah's family and the animals that Noah gathers together on the ark. (6:9-8:22)
  • Life starts over again after the Flood. The Noahide Commandments are listed, and God uses a rainbow to make a symbol of the first covenant. (9:1-17)
  • People start to build a city and the Tower of Babel. God scatters the people and gives them different languages to speak. (11:1-9)
  • The ten generations from Noah to Abram are listed. (11:10-29:2)

Ten Minutes of Torah: Noach Commentary

Shavuot

The Window of Noah’s Ark

By: Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar

We will never know the historicity of this great flood. Other cultures write of devasting floods, most notably the Babylonian narrative of the Epic of Gilgamesh.

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Learn More About Parashat Noach with BimBam

Parshat Noach, told by Matthue Roth for BimBam

Writer and performance poet Matthue Roth tells Torah Parashat Noach it like it is about Noah, the ark, different types of birds and two ways to be in the world. Enjoy this video and more with BimBam.

Listen to Podcasts About Noach

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat Noach in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

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Electing a Righteous Leader

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Rabbi Rick Jacobs