Tazria – Quarantine – Personal Retreat

Tazria – Quarantine – Personal Retreat

Not that long ago the word ‘quarantine’ was a regular feature of our international lives. Originating in Italian, in Venice, incoming ships had to keep their crew on board for 40 days (quarantina) before disembarking, to ensure that any diseases were not transmitted to the local population. This week we read a double Parsha, Tazria-Metzora,

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Tazria – Birthing, Renewal and Human Responsibility

Tazria – Birthing, Renewal and Human Responsibility

Giving birth is the most G-d-like phenomenon that humans display. Yet all aspects of creation are birthed, mature, age, and decompose – only to experience renewal again – the cycle of life. The human has however been assigned the honorable role of tending the garden of Creation and we must be fully responsible ensuring the

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Tazria – The Challenge of Ill Health

Tazria – The Challenge of Ill Health

The Parsha speaks abut a strange health challenge called Tzara’at, which is unknown today • Health challenges provide opportunities for reflection and introspection. The body reflects the mind and heart – our thoughts and feelings connect to the cellular activities of the body. Positive disposition, positive emotions, positive thoughts contribute to a healthy body.

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