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Torah Talk for Parashat Tazria-Metzora

April 17, 2018 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In these parashot, Hashem instructs Moshe on the purification rituals for mothers following childbirth, describes to Moshe and Aharon the procedures for identifying and responding to those infected with tzara’at (usually translated as leprosy) and the purification ritual for people and homes afflicted with leprosy, and instructs Moshe and Aharon on the laws regarding emission of bodily fluids.

The Torah does not make clear exactly why a person becomes afflicted with tzara’at. Read more >