Tazria 5784: Reimagining Ritual Purity

Posted by Pardes Faculty on April 11, 2024
Topics: Tanakh, Pardes from Jerusalem, Torah, Vayikra (Leviticus), Tazria

How do we navigate the tension between devotion to mitzvot and the pursuit of understanding their significance in our lives?

In this week’s parsha, we explore the seemingly archaic ritual purity laws. Rabbi Michael Hattin joins the discussion to highlight how these laws, though initially perplexing, offer profound insights into human behavior and ethics. By engaging critically with religious practice and moral conduct, listeners are encouraged to navigate the complexities of tradition and personal understanding.

Credits:
Rabbi Michael Hattin – Pardes Faculty
Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield – Pardes Faculty and Host of Pardes from Jerusalem

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