A Non-Sin Offering
What does the word טומאה mean? What is the relationship between טומאה and holiness (why can’t someone who is טמא interact with that which is holy)? Why does the Torah compare נדה and the טומאה of childbirth – they are opposites! Why should she have to bring a sin offering or require atonement? The most severe form of טומאה in terms of halacha is not טומאת מת, but rather, Metzora. The need to have closure What happened to Nadav and Avihu?
- Pesicha to Perek Kol ha-Basar, part 2 [bikkurim and basar be-chalav; Tosfos, Rashbam and Seforno; hekeish in drash and pshat, halacha and taama di-kra]