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Parshat Tetzaveh

Exodus 27:20-30:10

Readings for Tetzaveh
Adar 11, 5783
March 4, 2023

Haftarah:
Samuel I 15:1-34
Torah Portion: Tetzaveh
Tetzaveh in a Nutshell

G‑d tells Moses to receive from the children of Israel pure olive oil to feed the “everlasting flame” of the menorah, which Aaron is to kindle each day, “from evening till morning.”

The priestly garments, to be worn by the kohanim (priests) while serving in the Sanctuary, are described. All kohanim wore: 1) the ketonet—a full-length linen tunic; 2) michnasayim—linen breeches; 3) mitznefet or migba’at—a linen turban; 4) avnet—a long sash wound above the waist.

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