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Afflictions of Yesteryear
Tazria-Metzora Parshah Report
Ever heard the old saying, “Never let a monkey feed you grapes”? Well, neither did Jono. Join Jono and Gefilte Fish as they explore the fascinating topic of old-world diseases, and learn about being careful with what you say about other people along the way.
How’d You Like to Meet the Holiest Man Alive?
The Metzora is the consummate Outsider. Of his own accord, he exists on the margins of society. And yet his tormented ostracism is the place where he finds his innermost connection with G-d.
What Makes a Jewish Home?
Abraham and Sara’s model house
The sages have taught that man without a house is incomplete. Discover the inner meaning of this cryptic teaching. Also, learn why the Metzora’s house in particular was afflicted with the discoloration of tzaraat.
Metzora – Gold Discovered!
If G-d told you to drill through your concrete floor to discover gold, would you do it?
Torah in Ten: Metzora
Topics include: Where the Torah hints to the spiritually purifying powers of water, why the greatest blessings are often hidden within disaster, the connection between immersing in a mikveh and Moses' forty days and nights on Mt. Sinai.
What Is Your True Potential?
Something Spiritual on Parshat Metzora
Family Purity (Taharat HaMishpacha)
Practical Parshah - Metzora
A textual analysis of the Biblical origins for the laws of family purity and mikveh.
The Power of Speech
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The Power of Speech
Life Lessons from Parshat Metzora
The biblical skin discoloring of tzaraat was a consequence of spiritual failing, primarily due to lashon hara or gossip. Our words have extraordinary, far-reaching impact.
Blood and Oil, Torah and Mitzvahs
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Metzora
The ritual purification of the former metzorah includes placing blood from an animal sacrifice on the person's right eat, right thumb and right big toe as well as placing olive oil on the same three places plus on the top of his or her head. What is the deeper significance of the three applications of blood and the four applications of oil?
Parshah Insights: Metzora
Torah Interpretations of the Rebbe
A Clean and Fresh Start
Something Spiritual on Parshat Metzora
Soul Boost for Parshat Metzora
Shabbat Candles, Peace and Purity
In the Mishnah, R' Yehudah says that if a metzorah (one who suffers from Biblical leprosy) enters someone's home uninvited, the home becomes defiled within the amount of time it takes to light the Shabbat candles. What is the deeper, spiritual meaning of this law and how does it help us understand the tremendous power of the Shabbat candles? (Based in Likkutei Sichos, vol. 17, pp. 141)
The Power of Mikvah
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The Power of Mikvah
Coming Face to Face with G-d
Immersing in a mikvah (a ritual pool of water) purifies one who is ritually impure. Discover five layers of meaning to mikvah.
The Leper in the House of Rebbe
All About the Metzora
Understanding the subject of ‘tzaraat’ (the divine affliction of discoloration) on five different levels.
Parshah Mnemonics: Metzora
Decoding the hidden messages
The parsha of Metzora contains 90 verses and the mnemonic is the word ‘ido’. Explore the coded message in the mnemonic and its connection to the general themes of the parshah.
The Unexpected Catalyst for Rebirth
Haftorah Hyperlinks: Tazria-Metzora
Learn the profound connections between the weekly parsha and its related Haftorah.
Learning the Haftorah: Metzora
The weekly portion from the Prophets
Daily Mitzvah, Day 210: Purification from Tzaraat
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 210 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
Daily Mitzvah, Day 211: Final Purification Process of the Metzora
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 211 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
Check Your Spiritual Hearing
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Check Your Spiritual Hearing
Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 17, Metzora
Exuberant prayer can be misguided and we learn this from Rashi's insight into the anatomy of the ear.
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 1st Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 2nd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 3rd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 4th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 5th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 6th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Metzora: 7th Portion
Seeing the Good
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Seeing the Good
The Baal Shem Tov teaches that every single Jew is cherished by G-d. This is even more so during exile, when the Jewish people is “afflicted.” When one reaches out to a Jew who is distant and reveals that he, too, is an “only child” of G-d, then G-d’s kindness and compassion for the entire people become aroused.
Daily Mitzvah, Day 209: Proclaiming Ritual Impurity
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 209 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.