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Parashat Lech L'cha (October 27, 2012)
by Abra Lee

LAST SHABBAT, we read the story of Noah. He is chosen by God for his righteous ways among the men of his time to survive the great flood and replenish the earth once the flood waters clear. Ten generations pass without another instance of God speaking directly to humankind, until finally we encounter an exchange between God and our ancestor Abram. God, too, chooses him for his unique qualities among his generation, for in a society that believed in worshiping idols, Abram was a monotheist, worshiping and serving only one God.

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Lovely and very thoughtful!

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