Bearing Seed

Leviticus 12:1−13:59

When Is Tazria Read?

/ 3 Nisan 5787


  • God describes the rituals of purification for a woman after childbirth. (12:1-8)
  • God sets forth the methods for diagnosing and treating a variety of skin diseases, including tzara-at (a leprous affection), as well as those for purifying clothing. (13:1-59)

Ten Minutes of Torah: Tazria Commentary

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Strong Voices

By: Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg

Over the past weeks and months, we've witnessed a horrific rise of antisemitism that leaves us feeling vulnerable and afraid. We're hyper focused on the use of words, often weapons of hate. Parashat Tazria reminds us to be deliberate with our words and ensure they are used with care.

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Parshat Tazria: Skin Care Tips from the Torah

Tazria is possibly the grossest parsha in the entire Torah, full of scaly skin, sprouting sores and breakouts of Biblical proportions. Join the contagiously comic chronicler of crustiness Jennifer Traig for a tour of Biblical skin disease. Bring your own pimple cream. Watch this video and more with Bim Bam.

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