He then went down, and dipped himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the saying of the man of God: and his flesh came back to be the flesh of a little child, and he was clean.
2 Kings 4:42-5:19
tazria “she gives birth”
Leviticus 12:1 - 13:58
The procedure of “brit mila” – the circumcision - occurs 8 days after birth to ensure that the child has experienced at least one Shabbos – the spiritual day of the week that is as important a holy day as any other in the religion. A drop of wine would be put on the lips of the child to make this a little easier.
The four colors here in the tent represent the four worlds Kabbalah speaks of that we exist in simultaneously – red - the physical world of making – Asiyah; purple – Yerzirah -the world of formation, the angelic, dream world; blue – the world of creation, a more atomistic space of Briyah; and the yellow – Azilut – nearness – an indescribable realm that is closer to Hashem.