Category: Tazria

THE POWER OF SEVEN (VIDEO)

The number seven plays a crucial role in both Judaism and Jewish folklore — from... Read More

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THE POWER OF SEVEN (PODCAST)

The number seven plays a crucial role in both Judaism and Jewish folklore -- from... Read More

WHEN DARKNESS FALLS ACROSS THE LAND (PODCAST)

We live in dystopian times. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “I wake up every morning... Read More

WHEN DARKNESS FALLS ACROSS THE LAND

We live in dystopian times. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “I wake up every morning... Read More

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