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Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Tazria 2016

Tazria: Polluted Speech

This week’s reading (Tazria), continues the instructions for managing the competing energies of life and death, and purity and impurity. Much of the text focuses on tzara’at, a curious condition that could affect both skin and clothing. Under certain circumstances, a person with this affliction was subject to an extreme form of quarantine: All the days the […]

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