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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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Leadership Lessons from Biblical Teachings on Leprosy

Tazria, Leviticus 12:1-15:33 In this week’s Torah portion, Tazria, we see Aaron and his sons in their priestly role as tribal medicine men. Forget the fancy clothes and presiding over rituals and eating yummy offerings. Now, it’s down to the nitty-gritty, time to get their hands dirty, time to be with the people when they …

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