M'tzora

מְצֹרָע
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Leviticus 14:1-15:33

When Is M'tzora Read?

/ 12 Nisan 5784
/ 10 Nisan 5787

Summary

  • Priestly rituals to cure tzaraat (a skin condition) when it afflicts humans are described. (14:1-32)
  • Rituals to rid dwelling places of tzaraat are presented. (14:33-57)
  • The parashah denotes male impurities resulting from a penile discharge or seminal emission. (15:1-18)
  • The parashah concludes with accounts of female impurities caused by a discharge of blood. (15:19-33)

Ten Minutes of Torah: M'tzora Commentary

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Encountering the Plague in our Midst

By: Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg

Parashat M'tzora serves as a call to action. This week, we read about infections the Israelites faced, as well as how they were to address them.

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Learn More About Parashat M'tzora with Bim Bam

Parashat M'tzorah: "Leprosy," the Gossip Disease

Picking up where we stopped scratching in the last Torah portion, it's back to infestations in M'tzora. But as Rabbi Steve Greenberg explains, a "tzara'at" rash can infiltrate your clothes and your house...not just your skin. Tune in for tips on staying disease-free. Enjoy this video and more with Bim Bam.

Listen to Podcasts About M'tzorah

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat M'tzora in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

Shabbat HaGadol:Spiritual Cleansing

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