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Torah Talk for Parashat Metzora

April 12, 2016 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, God describes the purification ritual for people and homes afflicted with tzara’at (leprosy); God also instructs Moshe and Aharon regarding laws related to the emission of bodily fluids.

Chapter 14, verse 11 tells us: “The cohen that cleanses him shall set the man that is to be cleansed and those things before Hashem at the door of the tent of meeting.” The phrase “at the door of the tent of meeting” is striking. Why at the door specifically? Read more >