Category Archives: Tazria Metzora

SOCIAL QUARANTINE – Tazria – Lev. 12-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

SOCIAL QUARANTINE – Tazria – Lev. 12-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon            Torah readings this week and next week rank among the least attractive passages in all the Five Books.  Of course if your field is medical history, you might find them fascinating.  For … Continue reading

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CONTAMINATED -Tazria-Metzora by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CONTAMINATED! – Lev. 12-15 Tazria-Metzora – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Some tribal societies have medicine men who treat physical ailments with mystery cures. Ancient Israel left that function to the cohanim, the priests, Aaron and his descendants.   The Book of Leviticus prescribes the treatments in three … Continue reading

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