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This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

T'tzaveh
תְּצַוֶּה
[You] Shall Further Instruct

You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. - Exodus 27:20

Torah

Exodus 27:20−30:10

Haftarah

Esther 7:1-10; 8:15-17 or I Samuel 15:2-34

When

/ 15 Adar 5781
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