Reading Torah Through Grief
The biblical practice of tzaarat offers insights into the grieving process.
These two Torah portions describe in hyper-focused detail a spectrum of infections and the spiritual methods of remedying them.
The Torah's discussion of the obscure condition called tzara'at tells us something profound about the human condition.
Like toothpaste, derogatory speech cannot be returned to the tube.
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.
Metzora: A resource for families.
Bringing new meaning to the status of a menstruating woman.