Misunderstanding Noah
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Misunderstanding Noah

In regard to the Noah movie (“‘Noah’ and the Jews,” March 28), issue of the Jewish Standard) I can see that adults may see the subtleties in a midrashic interpretation of this movie. Children, however, will learn that Noah was a homicidal maniac who wants to kill his daughters-in-law so that they won’t bear female offspring, not the “righteous man, perfect in his generation, who walked with God,” as the Bible tells us. They will learn from this film that only animals are fit to exist on the earth, as man is corrupted and should not have any more children. In the Bible, Noah’s three sons and their wives enter the ark to preserve mankind. I am sorry to say that a whole generation of children will now grow up with the wrong story.

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