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Tazria-Metzora

Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Tazria-Metzora

Tazria-Metzora: Lost in Translation

As much as I love Torah, there are parts of the text from which I recoil. This week’s reading is one of them. Tazria-Metzora focuses on tzara’at (a “plague” that affects skin, walls and fabric) as well as other circumstances that result in ritual impurity. These include seminal and other discharges for men, and menstruation and childbirth for women. I […]

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