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Tzav 5784

“Transforming the mundane into the extraordinary.” Our portion this week, Tzav, means “to order or command.” It would seem that the name challenges us to go beyond logic since it asks us to perform certain activities that a proud, apathetic, or defiant heart could not carry out. Let’s take a look. First, does it make […]

Parashat Tzav 5783

10 Nisan    Shabbat HaGadol To Obey or not to Obey, that is the Question. Tzav means “command”. Our Creator was commanding His people Israel and here, specifically Moshe, his brother, Aaron the Cohen HaGadol, and his sons.  This one word alludes to the fact that we have Free Will. God wouldn’t command us to […]

Parashat Tzav 5782

2 Adar ll 5782   What is a True Offering? I’ve adapted today’s drash on Tzav from a message that our Rabbi, Ranebi brought us in 5780 – 2 years ago.  Here’s is his message for us today.  This week in Parashat Tzav, which means “He commands”, Aaron and his children, the cohanim, were taught in detail […]

Parashat Tzav 5780

A True Offering Nisan 10 5780 Last week in Vayikra “And He called” we learned that He called the community to bring the Korbanot, the offerings to Him. This week in Parashat Tzav, “He commands” Aaron and his children, the Cohanim, how to offer the Korbanot. They would perform and teach this to the community […]