T'tzaveh

תְּצַוֶּה
[You] Shall Further Instruct

Exodus 27:20−30:10

When Is T'tzaveh Read?

/ 11 Adar I 5782
/ 11 Adar 5783
/ 15 Adar I 5784

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

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What is Holy to God? Each of Us

By: Rabbi Mary Zamore

In the second century, Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai and Rabbi Eliezer, son of Rabbi Yosei, traveled from the Galilee to Rome to plead for the repeal of a royal edict forbidding Shabbat, circumcision, and the laws of ritual purity.

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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.

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