Parshas Metzora – Understanding the Tzaaras on the Houses

Parshas Metsora outlines the various forms of the affliction of tzaraas.[1]  Having completed discussion of the tzaraas on the body, the Torah discusses the tzaraas that can appear on people’s houses and outlines the painful process of purification.  This includes removing all the possessions from one’s home to avoid

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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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