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The Torah In Haiku: M'tzora

The Torah In Haiku: M'tzora



It starts with lepers
Moves on to moldy houses
The rest? Rated "R"


Is there a portion more difficult for a 21st century Jew who asks, "what does this mean for me today"? This haiku (sort of) summarizes the plain text of this week's portion. But if you want some guidance in finding a deeper meaning, you can't go wrong with this week's Ten Minutes of Torah essay by Robert Tornberg, RJE.

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Ed Nickow is a teacher and member of the Board of Trustees at Temple Chai in Long Grove, IL. He blogs at The Torah in Haiku.

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Published: 4/04/2014

Categories: Learning, Torah Study


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