Parshat Tetzaveh: The Role of the Incense Altar

Rabbi Baruch Kehat

Parshat Tetzaveh: the Role of the Incense Altar How does the Lower Altar differ from the Higher Altar, and why doesn’t the commandment regarding the Incense Altar appear in its natural place? by Rabbi Baruch Kehat, senior faculty of the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary and the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva “There I will …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Tetzave 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20 – 30:10) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And you shall command the children of Israel… And you shall bring forth your brother Aaron and his sons together with him… And you shall speak to all of the wise-hearted.” (Exodus 27:20–28:3) Often what you really have is that which …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Tetzaveh 5778

Parshat Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10)  Rabbi David Stav  This Shabbat, we will read Parshat Tetzaveh in our synagogues, and also remove another Torah scroll from the ark, from which we will read an excerpt containing the verses, “Zachor (remember) what Amalek did to you…you shall not forget!” . This is why this Shabbat is named “Shabbat Zachor” …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Tetzaveh 5778

Parshat Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20 – 30:10) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “You shall blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under Heaven; do not forget!” . Parshat Zachor – Deuteronomy 25:17-19 Each year on Shabbat Zachor, the Sabbath that precedes the festival of Purim, we read from a selection in the Book of Deuteronomy …

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אישה ופרשה: תצוה תשע”ז

  על בגדים ופנימיות הסמיכות בין עיסוק הפרשה בשמן המאור לבין עיסוקה בבגדי הכהונה, מאיר את עיננו לקשר בין הבגד לנפש – בין הפנים והחוץ, ובין פרשת תצווה לפורים תחיה הורביץ מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”א אדר תשע”ז, 09/03/2017 שני הפסוקים הראשונים הפותחים את פרשת תצוה, עוסקים בהכנת שמן המאור למנורת המקדש. היינו …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Tetzaveh 5777

Parshat Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20 – 30:10) Rabbi David Stav  One of the priest’s special garments is the Urim Ve-tumim, the grid of precious stones covering the breastplate. The Torah says the following: “You shall place the Urim Ve-tumim into the Choshen of judgment so that they will be over Aaron’s heart…” Twelve special precious stones were set within …

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