Comparing two descriptions of Noach’s piety in Genesis 6:9 and 7:1, the Maggid of Melbourne, Rabbi Dr. Levi Cooper, cites the Maor VaShamesh’s explanation and considers the notion of the loftiest level of righteousness.
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Levi teaches Bible, Hasidut, Maimonides and Midrash at Pardes. Originally from Australia, Levi holds an LL.B., LL.M. and Ph.D. from the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University, and is a member of the Israel Bar Association. He is currently an adjunct professor in the Law Faculty of Bar-Ilan University and post-doctoral fellow in the Law Faculty of Tel Aviv University. Click here to read more.