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Tazria, Metzora, and Social Distancing 2020

Tazria, Metzora, and Social Distancing- 2020 Rabbi Bonnie Koppell          An unknown illness erupts.  Waiting for a diagnosis, and then, quarantine.  Have the symptoms dissipated?  Keep checking and continue to stay isolated from the community.  Examination by a healthcare professional to determine if it’s safe to be with people.  If so, purification rituals and cleansing …

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Metzora- The Power of Words

Tazria-Metzora, Leviticus 12:1-15:33 Mark Twain wrote, “It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart; the one to slander you and the other to get the news to you.” It’s no wonder that 25 percent of the sins that we confess on Yom Kippur have to do with the …

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