Parashat Tazria – Are you impure?

Parashat Tazria – Are you impure?

Duration of class: 1:04:25           http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/433528830-rabbialonanava-parashat-tazria-are-you-impure.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

April 11, 2018 at 12:57 AM

Parashat Tazria – Don’t leave anything behind

Parashat Tazria – Don’t leave anything behind

This class is from the teachings of Elimelech of Lizhensk reading from the book ‘Noam Elimelech’ Duration of class: 42:05           http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/433526463-rabbialonanava-parashat-tazria-dont-leave-anything-behind.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

April 11, 2018 at 12:51 AM

Parashat Tazria – Check yourself out

Parashat Tazria – Check yourself out

Duration of class:34:21           http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/433497354-rabbialonanava-parashat-tazria-check-yourself-out.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

April 10, 2018 at 12:15 AM

Parashat Tazria – Does it matters who inseminates first?

Parashat Tazria – Does it matters who inseminates first?

This class is from the teachings of Elimelech of Lizhensk reading from the book ‘Noam Elimelech’ Duration of class: 33:38           http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/427283934-rabbialonanava-parashat-tazria-does-it-matters-who-inseminates-first.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

April 9, 2018 at 12:41 PM

Parashat Tazria – What is your effort worth?

Parashat Tazria – What is your effort worth?

This class is from the teachings of Rabbi Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev Duration of class: 33:25           http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/427283517-rabbialonanava-parashat-tazria-what-is-your-effort-worth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

April 8, 2018 at 12:31 PM

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

“…All the days the lesion is upon him… he shall dwell in isolation; his dwelling is outside the camp…” Vayika 13:46 כָּל יְמֵי אֲשֶׁר הַנֶּגַע בּוֹ . . בָּדָד יֵשֵׁב מִחוּץ לַמַּחֲנֶה מוֹשָׁבוֹ – ויקרא יג, מו The impurity of a metzora, a person afflicted with tzora’as,is unusually severe in that a metzora’s mere entry into a home conveys impurity […]

April 24, 2017 at 10:13 PM

The Qualified Judge

The Qualified Judge

“…It is a lesion of Tzora’as; when the kohen sees it, he shall pronounce him unclean…” – Vayikra 13:3 נֶגַע צָרַעַת הוּא וְרָאָהוּ הַכֹּהֵן וְטִמֵּא אֹתוֹ – ויקרא יג, ג A person afflicted with tzora’as can only be deemed pure or impure by a kohen. “If the kohen present does not know how to assess the skin discolorations [to determine […]

April 23, 2017 at 8:10 PM

The Costly Effects of Cheap Talk

The Costly Effects of Cheap Talk

“…A person to whom shall occur in the skin of his flesh a se’eis, or sapachas, or baheres [patches of varying degrees of whiteness], and it be in the skin of his flesh the plague of tzora’as…” – Vayikra 13:2 אָדָם כִּי יִהְיֶה בְעוֹר בְּשָׂרוֹ שְׂאֵת אוֹ סַפַּחַת אוֹ בַהֶרֶת וְהָיָה בְעוֹר בְּשָׂרוֹ לְנֶגַע צָרָעַת – ויקרא יג, ב The […]

April 5, 2016 at 5:54 PM

The Hardest Thing to Change is Your Self

The Hardest Thing to Change is Your Self

“…If a woman conceives and gives birth to a male, she shall be unclean for seven days…” – Vayikra 12:2 אִשָּׁה כִּי תַזְרִיעַ וְיָלְדָה זָכָר וְטָמְאָה שִׁבְעַת יָמִים – ויקרא יב, ב Parshas Tazria addresses several impurities associated with the human body and teaches us their means of purification. Rashi notes that this discussion follows the discussion in the previous […]

April 4, 2016 at 6:03 PM

Seeds of Rebirth

Seeds of Rebirth

“…If a woman conceives and gives birth…” – Vayikra 12:2 אִשָּׁה כִּי תַזְרִיעַ וְיָלְדָה – ויקרא יב, ב Parshas Tazria derives its name from the brief discussion at the start of the parsha about the laws pertaining to childbirth. The bulk of the parsha, however, deals with laws concerning tzora’as, a supernatural condition affecting one’s skin, clothing, or the walls […]

April 3, 2016 at 3:00 AM

The Mitzvos of a Bad Jew

The Mitzvos of a Bad Jew

“…But on the day that live flesh is seen in it, he shall become unclean…” – Vayikra 13:14 וּבְיוֹם הֵרָאוֹת בּוֹ בָּשָׂר חַי יִטְמָא – ויקרא יג, יד A person afflicted with tzora’as must be examined by a kohen to determine if his lesions indeed bear the signs of impurity. The Talmud notes that only certain days are valid for […]

April 21, 2015 at 2:47 AM