Parshat Tetzaveh – February 22, 2021 – 15 Adar 5781

Parshat Tetzaveh

  • Shemot/Exodus 27:20-30:10
  • Number of verses: 101
  • Stone Chumash,  p. 464
  • Haftorah: Ezekiel ch. 40 “Haged et Beis Yisrael,” Stone Chumash p. 1159

Important Shabbat Times

  • Candle lighting:    5:38p
  • Sunrise (Vatikin): 6:36:38a
  • Latest Shmah:      9:26a
  • Earliest Mincha: 12:45p
  • Havdalah:              6:35p
  • Zoom Havdalah:   7p

Our Parsha contains a detailed description of the holy vestments of the regular and High Priests:http://www.templeinstitute.org/beged/images/wardrobe-drawing.jpg

The vestments of the regular Kohen:

  1. K’tonet-tunic
  2. Michnasayim-trousers
  3. Avnet- belt
  4. Mitznefet-miter

The vestments of the Kohen Gadol include the above plus the following:

  1. Me’eel – A “tchelet” died poncho, trimmed with gold bells and pom-poms
  2. Efod- A type of apron worn backwards
  3. Choshen- a breastplate containing 12 precious stones representing each tribe
  4. Tzitz- A golden diadem containing the words sanctified onto G-d