The Torah portion for this week is Metzora, translated as “one being diseased”. Yep, we are still on the topic of purity, delving into discharges and “eruptive plagues”. The commandments in Metzora, all eleven of them, are positives, listing the “musts” in such situations.
Translations, via JTS: http://learn.jtsa.edu/content/translations/tazri-metzora/torah-portion/metzora
Rabbi Ted Falcon:http://www.rabbitedfalcon.com/weekly-focus/
Union of Reformed Judaism: http://www.reformjudaism.org/womens-sacrifice-women%E2%80%99s-tractate
And animated! G-dcast’s short:http://www.g-dcast.com/metzorah
Candle lighting time for South Whidbey is 7:27.