Monday: A Light Unto the Nations
Adar II 25, 5776 · April 4, 2016
Second Reading: Leviticus 13:6–17
Paradoxically, tzara’ at on a person’s skin renders him ritually defiled only if it covers part of his body. If it spreads over his whole body, he is not ritually defiled. A Light Unto the Nations
(וְהִנֵּה כִסְּתָה הַצָּרַעַת אֶת כָּל בְּשָׂרוֹ וְטִהַר וגו': (ויקרא יג:יג
If the tzara’ at has covered all his flesh, he is not defiled. Leviticus 13:13.
One of the signs given by the sages that the Messiah’s arrival is imminent is that “the government has become heretical.