Tazria

Tazria 5771 – Gilayon #696

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Tazria On the tenth of this month, let every man take a lamb for a father's house, a lamb for a household, in proportion to the persons, each man according to what he eats shall take his portion of the lamb. (Shemot 12:3-4)   According to what he eats – who is able to eat. This excludes the sick and the aged who are not able to eat an...

Tazria 5768 – Gilayon #543

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Tazria SPEAK TO THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY OF ISRAEL, SAYING, "ON THE TENTH OF THIS MONTH, LET EACH ONE TAKE A LAMB FOR EACH PARENTAL HOME, A LAMB FOR EACH HOUSEHOLD… AND YOU SHALL KEEP IT FOR INSPECTION UNTIL THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF THIS MONTH, AND THE ENTIRE CONGREGATION OF THE COMMUNITY OF ISRAEL SHALL SLAUGHTER IT IN THE AFTERNOON… AND ON THIS NIGHT, THEY SHALL EAT THE FLESH, ROASTED OVER THE FIRE, AND UNLEAVENED CAKES;...

Tazria 5765 – Gilayon #389

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Tazria IF A MAN LOSES THE HAIR OF HIS HEAD AND BECOMES BALD, HE IS CLEAN… THE MAN IS LEPROUS; HE IS UNCLEAN. THE PRIEST SHALL PRONOUNCE HIM UNCLEAN; HE HAS THE AFFLICTION ON HIS HEAD… HE SHALL BE UNCLEAN AS LONG AS THE DISEASE IS ON HIM. BEING UNCLEAN, HE SHALL DWELL APART; HIS DWELLING SHALL BE OUTSIDE THE CAMP. (Vayikra 13:40,44,46)   As for the uncleanness of leprosy, we have already explained its meaning....

Tazria 5763 – Gilayon #283

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parashat Tazria AS FOR THE PERSON WITH A TZARAAT (Although traditionally translated as 'leprosy', tzaraat is now understood as a kind of skin disease, not as serious as true leprosy. In the Bible, it was, however, often taken as a sign from God of wrongdoing on the part of the victim. – (Everett Fox The Five Books Of Moses)) AFFECTION, HIS CLOTHES SHALL BE RENT, HIS HEAD SHALL BE LEFT BARE, AND HE SHALL COVER OVER...

Tazria 5761 – Gilayon #184

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat Tazria-Metzora (link to original page) Parshat Tazria-Metzora "This is the Instruction for the one who has an affliction of tzaraat, whose hand cannot reach (means) for his purification." (Vayikra 14:32)   Metzora – Motzie Shem Ra (slanderer) The tongue has been compared to an arrow. Why? Should one draw the sword with his hand to kill another, he can plead and appeal for mercy. The murderer can change his mind and return the sword to its scabbard. But once an arrow has departed the bow, even should the archer to desire...