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Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

When a lesion or impurity on a garment diminishes after washing, the garment needs to be washed a second time before being deemed pure (13:58). What is the significance of washing garments twice?...

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 6th Aliyah

Parashas Tazria discusses the tzaraas/nega (lesion) that affects clothing (13:45–59). The Gemara explains that tzaraas is most often caused by speaking negatively about others (lashon hara) but can...

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 5th Aliyah

The Torah addresses the “bohak” (pigmentation), the condition of dim white skin spots on the flesh, which indicates that the Kohen should take a look, and states matter-of-factly in the very next...

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 4th Aliyah

After describing the procedure for one that finds a burn that turns into tzaraas, the parashah describes yet again the procedure for finding a burn that turns into tzaraas (13:24–27). As the...

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 3rd Aliyah

The Torah discusses a tzaraas that follows an ordinary inflammation of the skin. If the inflammation heals and is replaced by a deeper red / white blemish, then a Kohen gets involved (13:20). Why...

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 2nd Aliyah

Parashas Tazria details the procedures for a person afflicted with tzaraas, including inspections and declarations by a local Kohen. In the forty-seven pesukim that discuss the affliction, the Kohen...

Dvar Torah for Tazria 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tazria 1st Aliyah

Parashas Tazria describes the process of identifying and treating tzaraas (skin discoloration), a physical manifestation of the spiritual sin of speaking slander. The first step in treating the...