T'tzaveh

תְּצַוֶּה
[You] Shall Further Instruct

Exodus 27:20−30:10

When Is T'tzaveh Read?

/ 11 Adar 5783
/ 15 Adar I 5784
/ 8 Adar 5785

Summary

  • The children of Israel are commanded to bring pure olive oil for the ner tamid "a constantly burning light," above the sanctuary. (27:20-21)
  • Aaron and his sons, Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar, are chosen to serve as priests. (28:1)
  • God instructs Moses to make special clothes for the priests. (28:2-43)
  • Aaron and his sons are ordained in a seven-day ceremony (29:1-29:46)
  • Aaron is commanded to burn incense on an acacia altar every morning and evening. (30:1-10)

Ten Minutes of Torah: T'tzaveh Commentary

Parshat T'tzaveh: A Theology of Sacred Ecosystems and Interconnection

By: Rabbi Hilly Haber

Brazilian nun and ecofeminist Ivone Gebara writes from the frontlines of climate and economic disaster. Attuned to the plurality of pains crying out locally and echoing across the globe, Gebara weaves together a theology of ecosystem and interconnection, one that recognizes the vast webs of relationship binding all life in shared fate. Gebara offers a vision for human and ecological flourishing that starts with an honest account of communal and environmental degradation.

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Learn More About Parshat T'tzaveh With Bim Bam

Parashat Tetzaveh: Priestly Gold is the New Black

You're never fully dressed without a smile...or if you're a priest, a tunic made of crimson, gold and purple linen and wool. Explore Priestly Fashion Week with Atlanta's most fashionable punk, Patrick Aleph of PunkTorah.com. Enjoy this video and others from Bim Bam.

Listen to Podcasts About Parashat T'tzaveh

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat T'tzaveh in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

Let Your Eternal Light Shine Through

Does Our Clothing Show Our Identity?

Symbolism in Garments

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Rabbi Rick Jacobs