Category: Metsorah

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

On November 10, 1987, artist Arthur R. Momand died in New York at the age... Read More

TRYING TO UNDERSTAND “TUM’AH”

The Torah portion of Tazria introduces the concept of “tum’ah”, usually translated either as impurity,... Read More

TRYING TO DEFINE “TZARA’AT”

The two portions, Tazria and Metzora, contain a detailed description of a Bible-era malady known... Read More

THE MYSTERIOUS FOUR CHAPTER INTERRUPTION

The laws of Tzaraat that affect the human body, or clothing, or houses, seem out... Read More

THE PINOCCHIO NOSE PHENOMENON

News has just emerged that Disney is working on a live-action movie based on the... Read More