Genesis 6:9-11:32


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In this Torah portion, God punishes the wicked in the world by causing a giant flood. God saves Noah and his family, who will repopulate the world. We are also introduced to Abram and his wife, Sarai.

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Click here for a summary of the Haftarah for Noah. 

Noah's Ark
Noah’s Ark


Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Biblical Affirmative Action
lan Haber and Avi Weinstein, Hillel

Towering Over Others
Rabbi Matt Carl, AJWS

The Children of Noah
Rabbi Neal J. Loevinger, KOLEL

From Noah to Abraham
Rabbi James Maisels, AJWS

A Common Language
Leslie Bergson & Mary Baron, URJ

The Earth Was Filled With Violence
Daniel Bloom, AJWS


Protecting Biodiversity
Rabbi David Rosenn,


A Paradigm of Environmental Consciousness
Shimshon Stuart Siegel, Canfei Nesharim

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

God Of Jews, God Of Humanity
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish University

The Miraculous Nature of Covenant
Rabbi Shimon Felix, Bronfman Youth Fellowships

Accessing God In A Man-Made World
Ismar Schorsch, Jewish Theological Seminary

Noah In His Generation
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Initiative

Lessons Of The Flood
Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald, Orthodox Union

Flooded With Violence
Rabbi David Nelson, CLAL

Righteous Or Blameless
Alan Bayer, UJA-Federation of New York

Family and Fun

The Power of Language
Carol Ochs, Women of Reform Judaism

Parashat Noah Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies


Parashat Noah Challah
Julie Seltzer


Parashat Noah for Families
Torah Topics for Today


Disciplining Our Children
Torah Topics for Today


It Was a Dark and Stormy Night
Torah Topics for Today



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