On the Rainbow As a Sign of Mercy

By Ellen Geist

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, March 31, 1995

For the author, rainbows changed from a symbol of perfection to one of imperfection after her father's funeral. As she contemplated her relationship with her father, she found parallels to God's relationship with Noah and other humans after the flood.

Topic: Environment, Relationships, Death and Mourning, Spirituality, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Jewish Text, Meaning, Family, Diversity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.491

Page Number(s): 3-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Geist, Ellen. On the Rainbow As a Sign of Mercy. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 31 March 1995: 3-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8061


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