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The Rainbow

The Covenant of the Rainbow

The rainbow that was newly created after the Flood was the sign of G-d’s covenant. The rainbow is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the sun shines from one side of the sky, and on the side opposite it there are clouds. Through this process the colors of the rainbow are seen in the clouds. This will be understood in spiritual terms by explaining the concepts of a cloud and a rainbow.
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The Message of the Rainbow

The traditional understanding of the story of Noah teaches that a rainbow is G-d’s sign that trouble of exclusive punishment will not befall even a part of the world. The generations that had no rainbows were therefore on a very lofty level of righteousness.
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