Rashi, Genesis 6:9
שעיקר תולדותיהם של צדיקים מעשים טובים
The main accomplishment of the righteous are their good deeds. [Translation by Areyvut]

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. According to this text, what makes a person righteous? Do you agree?

2. According to this text, can you make yourself a righteous person, or is righteousness inherent to you?

Time Period: Medieval (Geonim through the 16th Century)