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Tetzaveh

For once Moses, the hero, the leader, the liberator, the lawgiver, is off-stage.
For once, Moses, the hero, the leader, the liberator, the lawgiver, is offstage. Instead our focus is on his elder brother Aaron who, elsewhere, is often in the background.
Inspiration and Perspiration
The people who change the world, whether in small or epic ways, are those who turn peak experiences into daily routines, who know that the details matter, and who have developed the discipline of hard work, sustained over time.
Prophet and Priest
This is the only Torah portion from the beginning of Shemot to the end of Bamidbar that does not contain the name of Moses. Why?
For the first time in our parsha we encounter the idea of a hereditary elite within the Jewish people, Aaron and his male descendants, whose task was to minister in the sanctuary.
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