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According to the Bartenura, in Mishna 8 the baheret only "moved from West to Est" wihout changing size. The change of place can be seen as if the first disappeared and a second, new baheret appeared and needs hesger. In the Mishna 7, it did shrink and widen. Rabbi Akiva see this event as an expansion. So it's muchlat. The center of the baheret didn't move. ...


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Isn't a house imparting impurity from inside it doing so to one entering it? Not always. There's a Mishna later on (13:9) the describes that while you become impure upon entry, the clothes you are wearing only become impure after a certain delay. מִי שֶׁנִּכְנַס לְבַיִת הַמְנֻגָּע וְכֵלָיו עַל כְּתֵפוֹ וְסַנְדָּלָיו וְטַבְּעוֹתָיו בְּיָדָיו, הוּא וָהֵן ...


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My Rebbe, Rabbi Yochanan Zweig, explains as follows. Tzara’as is primarily a punishment for Lashon Hara. Since we know that Hashem punishes measure for measure, how is Tzara’as an appropriate punishment for Lashon Hara? He explains that when one speaks Lashon Hara, he takes one tiny aspect of a person, one incident which he witnessed, and he pulls it out ...


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