A Towering Problem

Rav Michael Siev - 5768 The story of migdal Bavel may be one of the most enigmatic stories in Chumash. It is entirely unclear from the story what fear motivated the builders (11:4, “lest we be scattered across the earth”), how the tower’s construction was to alleviate this fear, and why God did not like... Continue Reading →

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Noach the Tzadik

Max Weisbrod - 5768 Noach is very often described as a tzadik with many flaws. Firstly, God gave Noach one hundred and twenty years to build the ark in the hope that Noach might be able to affect his generation and open their eyes to their evil ways. Noach obviously did not accomplish this goal,... Continue Reading →

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