Torah Readers Reflections

Summary of Parashat Tetzaveh

This weeks portion deals with the construction of the Tabernacle, detailed descriptions of the priestly garments.
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In Tetzaveh the role of the priests in the service of the Tabernacle takes center stage. For one the limelight is no longer on Moses, but on his brother Aaron, the High Priest. We read about the tasks of the priesthood, their robes of office and their consecrations, as well as further details about the Tabenacle itself.

Throughout this portion the focus is on aaron to the point where Moses isn't mentioned even once.


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