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Parashat Tzav

פרשת צו

Lv. 6:1-8:36 | Jr. 7:21-8:3, 9:23-24
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God tells Moshe to describe to Aharon and his sons the rituals they must perform as priests; in this parashah, all the details are explained and Aharon and his sons are finally ordained according to divine teachings.



Tzav 5783

Tzav 5782

The story brings us the image of two flames that coexisted in the Mishkan: one was the Ner Tamid, the eternal and flickering flame that burned in the Menorah and that still burns in some way in our synagogues. The second flame was the Esh Tamid, which was the fire that was used in the sacrifices that had to be kept alive day and night on the altar, the Mizbeach.

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