Chukas – Purity from Impurity
Why is the formula to purify a person who has come in contact with the dead so full of hints to judgment – red and fire? Why does this purity come about by causing impurity to the Kohen who is performing the process? Why does Avraham, a great righteous individual, come from the wicked Terach? Why do we find similar situations with righteous kings who were sons of wicked kings? Why does the people of Israel find its formation in the womb of the outside world, which is filled with idolatry and false ideology? Why does the tzara’as-leprosy contaminate in a small amount, but is considered pure when it covers the entire body?
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
Running time: 20:13