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Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

The Torah describes the garments worn by Aharon, the Kohen Gadol, and his sons, the Kohanim, as girded with sashes (belts) and hats and shares that “the priesthood shall be a statute for them...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 3rd Aliyah

In its description of the priestly garments, the pasuk describes the robe’s bottom hem as having alternating pomegranates and bells (28:34). When introducing the design, the pasuk begins with the...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 2nd Aliyah

The breastplate of the Kohel Gadol (High Priest) contained twelve precious stones, each engraved with the name of a different tribe (28:21). Why were the stones engraved with names of the tribes...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 1st Aliyah

Parashas Tetzaveh describes the clothes the Kohen would wear while performing the service. Moshe was instructed to make the garments for “honor and glory” (28:2). The very next pasuk says that the...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Terumah 7th Aliyah

The courtyard of the Mishkan was enclosed by white mesh linen curtains that included six-ply thread (27:9). Since one of the materials to be used is called “shesh” (literally meaning six), it seems...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Terumah 6th Aliyah

G-d’s instructions for the building of the Mizbeiach (altar) dictate which materials to use, that the dimensions be equal on every side, and that the Mizbeiach be square (27:1). What is the...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Terumah 5th Aliyah

We read about the placement of the various items used in the Mishkan. When describing the placement of all the items, the Torah tells us that “the Menorah [is to be placed] opposite the Shulchan”...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Terumah 4th Aliyah

When describing the material and process of creating the Mishkan, G-d instructs us to “make the planks of acacia wood, upright” (26:15). Why does G-d specify the type of wood to use, and what does...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Terumah 3rd Aliyah

The Torah details the intricate instructions for building the Mishkan, complete with utensils used for His service. Two of the items, however, were to be sculpted of one piece of gold: The Keruvim...

Dvar Torah for Tetzaveh 4th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Terumah 2nd Aliyah

In His instructions for the building of the Mishkan, G-d tells us that both the Aron (an Ark that housed the tablets) and the Shulchan (the table that housed the twelve weekly loaves of bread) shall...