Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Brief Note on Fear and its Isolation – Parshot Tazria and Metzora

This week’s double reading is the combined Parashot of Tazria-Metzora, literally to conceive and to be afflicted with a tzara’at, a word that has no known meaning but represented some sort of foreign growth that would settle on the skin, clothes or … Continue reading

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A Brief Note on Going off the Script – Parasha Shemini

Parsha Shemini records two major narratives. The first is the story of the macabre deaths suffered by two of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu; the other is a rather dry listing of which wildlife, from the land, air and sea, may and may not … Continue reading

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