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Summary

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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Parashat Noach

Genesis 6:9 - 11:32

Isaiah 54:1 - 55:5

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