T'tzaveh

תְּצַוֶּה
[You] Shall Further Instruct

Exodus 27:20−30:10

When Is T'tzaveh Read?

/ 15 Adar 5781
/ 11 Adar I 5782
/ 11 Adar 5783

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

Torrah and Kippah

The Burden of Leadership: Carrying the People with You at All Times

By: Rabbi Reuven Greenvald

According to modern academic scholarship of the Bible – the critical approach embraced by progressive Judaism in its centers of higher learning – the Torah is made up of separate literary strands, written in different times and places, and holding different ideologies about ancient Jewish life...

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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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