Israel Independence Day: Let the blessed redemption begin

Ritual purity and impurity: A life and death situation.

Yitzchak Reuven ,

Sounding shofar adjacent to Temple Mount
Sounding shofar adjacent to Temple Mount
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The sacred segue from Israel Memorial Day to Israel Independence Day - from solemn remembrance to joyful celebration, as the great redemption adventure continues to unfold.

The Torah readings of Tazria-Metzora teach us that purity is a matter of attaching ourselves to life and to HaShem, the Source of life, and distancing ourselves from death, including the deadly malady of lashon hara - evil, negative, hurtful speech.