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October 29, 2008 | 8:58 pmIt is a question that has dogged Noah for millennia. When the Torah characterizes him as a tzadik (righteous person) in his generation, is this an objective measure of his character?
Was Noah someone who would have been recognized as a tzadik in any generation? Or was Noah only a...