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Parshah Musings

Tazria

The Loving Admonisher
While the cohen wasn't paid for his services and thus couldn't be accused of padding his nest at the community's expense, the question still remains: why did they need a cohen?
Assimilated Jews, intermarried Jews, you-name-it type of Jews, all circumcise their sons, and almost all sit down to a Passover seder. Why, what do these two commandments have that the others don’t?
The boys tend to be interested in the gory details, while the girls wonder about the rationale behind the mitzvah