The Torah's discussion of the obscure condition called tzara'at tells us something profound about the human condition.
Why is birth nestled between dietary restrictions and skin diseases?
We are defined by how we use our tongues and by the words that leave our lips each day.
While we might not break into boils when we gossip or spread rumors, it certainly can make us ugly on the inside.
Making it relevant today.
Tazria: A resource for parents.
The prescription for holy psoriasis.
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Ritual purity laws highlight the power of confronting mortality and the subsequent need to ritualize the reaffirmation of life.