[You] Shall Further Instruct

Exodus 27:20−30:10

When Is T'tzaveh Read?

/ 8 Adar 5785
/ 11 Adar 5786
/ 13 Adar I 5787


  • 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

an image of a man and a woman in services; the man is holding a gragger for Purim

Splitting like a Fig

By: Jonathan K. Crane

We often encounter paradoxes in life, things that appear to be mutually incompatible. Paradoxes sometimes appear in the unlikeliest places, and they deserve our close attention, like the one hiding in this week's parashah.

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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

Rabbi Rick Jacobs