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Tetzaveh – “You Shall Command”

This week’s parasha is entitled Tetzaveh, which means, “you shall command.”  It covers Exodus 27:20-30:10.  This week’s parasha deals mainly with the vestments, or garments required for the priests and their consecration ceremony. The priests who served at the Tabernacle, and later at the Temple, were required to be descendants of Aaron, and the high priest was required to be

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Tetzaveh – “Give the Command”

The first of our parashas this Shabbat is Tetzaveh, meaning, ‘Give the command,’ and covers Exodus 27:20- 30:10.  At the end of chapter 27, the oil is described for the Golden Lamp or menorah that sits in the Mishkan, the Tabernacle.  Pure olive oil was to be used in this lamp, and it was to burn day and night. In

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Tetzaveh – “You Shall Command”

The name of this week’s parasha is Tetzaveh, which means “you shall command” and covers Exodus 27:20 - 30:10.  The Jewish people were commanded to bring clear oil from pressed, unripened olives, to the Tent of Meeting so that Aaron and his sons could keep the lamps there burning.  This command is repeated in Leviticus 24. The priestly garments worn

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Tetzaveh – “You Shall Command”

Last week’s parasha was entitled Tetzaveh, which means, “you shall command.” It covers Exodus, Chapter 27:20 to 30:10. Last week's Shabbat was also called Shabbat Zachor, the Sabbath of remembrance, which was the Sabbath that falls before Purim, which this year, was Wednesday evening, March 4 to Thursday evening, March 5. On this Shabbat, it is customary to also read

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Tetzaveh – You Shall Command

This week’s parasha is Tetzaveh, meaning, ‘You shall command,’ and covers Exodus 27:20- 30:10.  At the end of chapter 27, the oil is mentioned for the golden lamp or menorah that sits in the Mishkan, the Tabernacle.  Pure olive oil was to be used in this lamp, and it was to burn day and night In chapter 28 God instructs

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Tetzaveh – “You Shall Command”

This week’s parasha is entitled Tetzaveh, which means, “you shall command.”  It covers Exodus 27:20 - 30:10.  In last week’s parasha, we learned about the free will donations of the people to supply the materials required for building the mishkan, or tabernacle, the implements that were used in worship, as well as the layout of the whole structure. Continuing with

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