Tazria-Metzora – Leadership & Responsibility
What is the concept of the spiritual leprosy called ‘Tzara’as?’ Why does the Torah use the word ‘Adam’ which seems to refer not just to the Jewish people, but also to the nations of the world? Why is the Queen afraid when she sees the whip hanging on the wall, and what does the King mean when he calms her by saying to eat, drink, and be joyful, as they are meant for the servants and not for her? Why did R’ Yehuda Hanasi blame himself when he hurt his pinky, and what did R’ Yishmael mean when he said it was the fault of the people of the generation? What can be learned from the teaching that a woman can cause her baby to be leprous through her own sins?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.
Running time: 28:13