CAN YOU FIND ALL THE CONNECTIONS TO THIS WEEK’S PARSHA?????
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Upper-left: Birth of a baby boy
knife for Mila
birth of baby girl
under each pix is the period in days of Tum’a and Tahara
dove and lamb are korbanot of a Yoledet
Eyeore, Winnie the Pooh’s donkey friend, name pronounced very close to Iyar which we bless on Shabbat and begin on Monday
NEGA on body (hand)
and on garment
lower-left, NEGA on house
chameleon for the changing colors of Nega’m that guide the kohen in his determinations
hockey goalie is a SHO’EIR in Hebrew, a word from the regular haftara of M’tzora, which is bumped this week in Israel because of Machar Chodesh, but read next week in Chutz LaAretz
razor for shaving the metzora after his period of Tum’a
two kosher birds but not eligible for the Altar (sparrows in this pix) are used in the purification process of the metzora
as are the hyssop
and cedar branch
eyes with one eyebrow missing because the metzora shaves all his body hair, including eyebrows
lamb with 2 + 1 is for the korban of the purified metzora
Rav Kook, a kohein, with glasses, because of the many references to the kohein look at the various blemishes to determine NEGA status
pound sign’ (has many other names) for the warp and woof of the weave of fabric (wool or linen) that can be afflicted
traffic light because the colors of red, yellow, and green are all mentioned in the sedra
right ear lobe, right thumb and right big toe are involved in blood and oil applications (old meaning of the word, no relationship to cellphone apps) of the purification process of the metzora
lower-right side of the PP: Taz- (manian devil) RHEA (large South American bird) MITZ (as in juice) ORA (of orange without the NGE) all spell out TAZRI’A M’TZORA
We hope you learned and had some fun. Be sure to look out for next week’s Parsha Pix Puzzle from the OU.