Tagged ‘Tetzaveh’

Parashat Tetzaveh, 5778

February 21, 2018 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Breastplate of Judgment A D’var Torah for Tetzaveh Rabbi Lenny Levin  “You shall make a breastplate of judgment…set in it mounted stones in four rows…corresponding to the names of the sons of Israel” (Ex. 28:15–21). We know from experience how … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh-Shabbat Zachor-Purim

March 8, 2017 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

What It Means To Be Godfearing: Parashat Tetzaveh/Shabbat Zachor/Purim Rabbi Jill Hammer Remember what Amalek did to you on the way when you left Egypt; how he happened upon you on the road and harassed you at the rear, all … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh

February 18, 2016 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

by Hazzan Marcia Lane Just as last week’s parashah described in great detail the making of the mishkan — the Tabernacle — this week’s Torah portion describes in great detail the design and fabrication of the vestments for Aaron, who … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh

February 26, 2015 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat Tetzaveh: The Garments of the High Priest by Rabbi Jill Hammer Parashat Tetzaveh teaches us about the garments of the high priest who was to serve in the mishkan, the sanctuary: “These are the vestments they shall make: a … Continue reading »



February 13, 2014 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat Tetsaveh Rabbi Isaac Mann Thoughts on Parashat Tetzaveh This week’s Torah reading, Parashat Tetzaveh, consists primarily of two parts – (1) a description of the priestly garments to be worn during the service in the Tabernacle and (2) detailed instructions … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh

February 15, 2011 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, News, Shmot

By Rabbi Dorit Edut As a young girl, I was often warned when thinking about something not to wrinkle my forehead lest I end up with the multi-lined foreheads of my uncle and my grandfather, a positive physical feature for … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh

February 24, 2010 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

By Jill Hackell “And you will command B’nai Yisrael that they bring to you oil of olives, pure, beaten, to draw up a ner tamid.” Several years ago, at the annual Purim Ball, I won a set of tallit clips … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh

February 20, 2008 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat Tetzaveh By Rabbi Aryeh Meir This week Qassam rockets fell on the Israeli town of Sderot, severely injuring two brothers. The rockets, fired by Palestinian militants from just across the border in Gaza, have been raining down upon Sderot … Continue reading »


Parashat Tetzaveh

March 1, 2007 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

By Halina Rubinstein This week’s Torah portion, Tetzaveh (Ex.27:20-30:10), is also Shabbat Zakhor, the Shabbat before Purim. We will read this portion as well as the verses that command us to remember the encounter of Israel in the wilderness with … Continue reading »



March 23, 2006 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Urim and Tummim By Charles Lightner Parashat Tetzaveh opens with the requirement of the ner tamid (continuously illuminating lamp), and it closes with the commandment of the ketoret tamid (continuously burning incense). Between those two commandments the text contains eight … Continue reading »