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Tuesday, June 29, 1948

Halachic Times (Zmanim)
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Jewish History

Miriam, the elder sister of Moses and Aaron, was afflicted with tzaraat (leprosy) after speaking negatively of Moses, and was quarantined outside of the camp for seven days--as related in Numbers 12

Links:
The Biblical account (with Rashi's commentary)
About Miriam
About Lashon Hara (negative speech)