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Parashat Tazria (March 29, 2014)
by Rachel Dulitz

THE BOOK OF LEVITICUS could be succinctly summarized as, “a guide to holy relationships with God.” There are rules pertaining to the holiness and purity required in food consumption, sexual practices, and the offering of sacrifices in the Temple. We read about the consecration of Aaron and his sons as priests and the laws of the high priest entering the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur.

In this week’s Torah portion, Tazria, we read about tzaraat, which can appear on a person’s body, clothes, and even in their homes.

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