Category: Tazria

WHAT A BOLLYWOOD MOVIE CAN TEACH US ABOUT TAZRIA

You will be excused for not having heard abou the latest Bollywood movie sensation, a... 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

TRIBUTE TO A CONEY ISLAND SIDESHOW

This week, a remarkable breakthrough in the field of premature childbirth was announced. An artificial... Read More

THE JEWISH ASPIRATION FOR PERFECTION

Tucked away at the beginning of the Torah portion of Tazria is the mitzvah of... Read More

THE PINOCCHIO NOSE PHENOMENON

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