VayikraParshas Vayikra – Notes Based On The Teachings Of Rav WeinbergAuthor:

Uncomfortable Musings for Comfortable JewsKol Yaakov By Rabbi Baruch Leff. (Based on the teachings of Rav Yaakov Weinberg zt”l)Something is strange. The arrangement throughout the Parshas of Tzaria-Metzora is unusual.These Parshas describe the laws of tzaarat, a leprous-type disease that afflicts a person primarily as a result

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Parshas Tazria-Metzora – Purifying our Speech

The Parshios of Tazria and Metsora discuss in length the spiritual malaise of tzoraas whereby a person is afflicted with white blotches on his skin.  He must then experience a period of isolation and finally undergo a process of purification.  Chazal tell us that this affliction comes about because of a

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Correcting Selfishness

When you arrive in the land of Canaan that I give you as a possession, Iwill place a tzora’as affliction upon a house in the land of yourpossession.” (Leviticus 14:34) The last of the various forms of tzora’as is that which affects homes. Thatform of tzora’as was

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Parsha Tazria

Parshas Tazria discusses the various forms of negaim and the process by which a person can be healed.  Since the destruction of the Beis HaMikdash the laws of negaim no longer apply[1].  Given this, how is this parsha relevant to our daily lives?  The Sefer HaChinuch answers

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