The Torah says the world is less than 6000 years old. Science says it is billions. Scientific and archaeological evidence show human civilization dating back nearly 30,000 years! Anyone with a reasonable mind, even someone with full faith in the accuracy of the Torah, finds this hard to ignore. How can these discrepancies be explained, and what does the average rabbi say about this?
Dear Rabbi, when was the first rain? Did rain begin falling only during Noah's time? Was the mist mentioned in Gen. 2:6 “And a mist ascended from the earth and watered the entire surface of the ground” (Gen. 2:6) the only watering agent until the flood in Noah's days? Thanks.
Hi Rabbi, I know that we get light from the moon at night by its reflecting the sun’s light, but is there any special message we learn from the moon’s existence? What I mean is that I assume we could manage without it. Thanks.
Dear Respected Rabbi, Shalom! What do the commentaries state as to the first occurrence of rain? Did it begin only during Noah's floods time? Were the mists - Gen 2:6 - the sole watering agents till the Noah's floods? Thanks for your patient guidance for many years.