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Tazria-Metzora

Birth and Rebirth
The experience of galut (exile) is compared to a state of pregnancy.
Your Own Choice
Your Judaism, the fact of your being a Jew in the world today and having all those laws and traditions in your background--is this something you chose?
A miracle can be defined as something which directly reveals the power of the Divine. In this sense, reproduction has the quality of a miracle, in particular the birth of a child who is destined to reveal G‑dliness in the world.
Adjusting to Holiness
The condition of being a metzora is the product of an imbalance, similar to acne, which might be caused by a hormone imbalance. In the case of the metzora, the imbalance is spiritual in nature . . .
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