This week’s haftarah discusses Saul’s assumption of power as the first king of Israel. Bex Stern Rosenblatt compares Saul with Eve.
Tazria takes its name from conception and childbirth. Ilana Kurshan connects this to bearing fruit, both literally and metaphorically.
In the beginning, according to God’s original plan, the Sun and the Moon were two who ruled alongside one another. What happened?