Tazria-Metzora

Becoming a semblance of God.

“Everyone must have two pockets, with a note in each pocket, so that he or she can reach into one or the other, depending on the need. When feeling lowly and depressed, discouraged or disconsolate, one should reach into the right pocket, and, there, find the words: Bishvili nivra ha-olam– “The world was created for me” (Sanhedrin 37b). But when feeling high and mighty, one should reach into the left pocket, and find the words: V’anochi afar v’efer “I am but dust and ashes.” (Gen. 18:27). -Rabbi Simcha Bunim, Polish Chassidic master “The sign of circumcision is, as I think, so important, that I could persuade myself that it alone would preserve the [Jewish] nation forever.” – Spinoza  In this week’s parashah, Tazria-Metzora, we are entering a new section of Leviticus dealing with the laws of man. The previous parshiot …

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