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Tzaraat ("Leprosy")

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A taste of Shazak Parsha, where the weekly Torah portion comes alive! Geared for kids... Great for adults!
When is a person full of energy and life? It is when they follow G‑d’s word and plug into the G‑dly energy.
According to many historians, the disease known as leprosy did not exist in the Middle East in the times of the Torah.
Although tzaraat was a skin illness, it had a spiritual element to it. In the Tanach, we find quite a few individuals who were plagued by tzaraat.
This profound and penetrating analysis of the scriptural verbiage employed to introduce the dermal discolorations called Tzara’at -the biblical anomaly of antiquity - is instructive as it’s inspirational. Following a basic overview, you’ll be introduced t...
All About the Metzora
Understanding the subject of ‘tzaraat’ (the divine affliction of discoloration) on five different levels.
"אשה כי תזריע וילדה זכר" “When a woman conceives and gives birth to a male.” (12:2) QUESTION: Parshat Shemini concludes with the topic of kosher and non-kosher foods. What is the connection between the end of Parshat Shemini and the beginning of Tazria, w...
Parsha Tazria-Metzora
A Talmudic debate – as seen through the lens of Chassidus – on why the Torah sometimes grants temporary immunity from the effects of Tzaraas. (Based on Likutei Sichos vol. 37, p. 37.)
The difference between the spiritual condition often translated as leprosy (tzaraat) and the physical ailment of the same name.
When the soul is invested within man properly, then "the sun also rises".
When the soul is invested within man properly, then "the sun also rises".
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