Aleph Beta on Parshas Noach: Why Did God Destroy the World?
When Noach is named, his father Lamech claims that he will provide relief for humankind – and less than 10 verses later, God decides to destroy the world. By comparing textual parallels of the two events, Rabbi Fohrman helps us understand Lamech’s mistake, and how to better relate to God today.
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