Leviticus 12:1-13:59

Commentary on Parashat Tazria-Metzora, Leviticus 12:1 - 15:33

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In this Torah portion, God instructs Moses about the purification rituals for mothers following childbirth. God then describes to Moses and Aaron the procedures for identifying and responding to those infected with leprosy.

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God describes rituals for mothers following childbirth.

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