The next time we read this Torah portion is: March 07, 2020
God makes Aaron and his sons the priests of Israel who job it is to maintain God's Tabernacle. Aaron's priestly uniform is ornate. And, it is his job to run the Tabernacle and any sacrifices made.
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Tetzaveh Torah Portion: Exodus 27:20–Exodus 30:11
Parshat Tetzaveh is a continuation of the themes that began in Parshat Terumah: the creation of the Mishkan. (For more on the meaning of the Mishkan/Tabernacle, read our Terumah summary.) We already heard the start of God's instructions for how to construct the Mishkan, and this
What are the special clothes that the priests, and especially the High Priests, need to wear? Parshat Tetzaveh discusses in detail the ephod, breastplate (choshen mishpat) with the urim v'tumim (a parchment containing God's name), the me'il (robe) and tzitz (crown), tunics, turbans, sashes, pants, and more. Is there any kind of inherent spiritual meaning in these details? Rabbi Fohrman and Imu Shalev explore some mind-blowing possibilities in their Parsha Lab podcast conversation on Parshat Tetzaveh here.
What happens after the description of the priestly garments? God instructs Moses about how to go about consecrating the priests. It's an elaborate ceremony that involves their immersing in a mikvah (ritual bath), dressing in the aforementioned priestly garments, and bringing a series of offerings to God.
The instructions are in this
Once the Torah concludes the discussion of the priestly garments, the details of the consecration ceremony, and a note about how future High Priests are to be inducted, it moves to describe a few important rites/rituals of the Mishkan which will take place on a regular basis – and it doesn't get more "regular" than the korban
This is in stark contrast to the previous