When our body aches we know it is telling us something. What if our body could warn us as to a spiritual transgression on our part? Tzara’at, often, but incorrectly translated as leprosy, was a spiritual affliction contracted by the Israelites in the desert when their social behavior betrayed a coarsening of their spirit. Thus warned, they could mend their ways, and return to their people.
Tazria-Metzora (Leviticus 12:1-15:33)
Parashat Tazria-Metzora is read on Shabbat:
Iyar 3, 5770/April 17, 2010
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