Thursday, April 15, 2010

Audio Shiur: Parshat Tazria-Metzora: Ear, Thumb, Big Toe and the Jewish Community

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Tazria-Metzora: Ear, Thumb, Big Toe and the Jewish Community

One of the primary challenges in reading about tzara'at is finding relevance in a "disease" we've never seen and cannot relate to. By analyzing both the sacrificial process that purifies the Metzora, and the causes of tzara'at listed in the Midrash, we find that tzara'at speaks not only to our actions and behavior today, but tells us a great deal about how we must behave to build the idea Jewish community

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