Tzav

Leviticus 6:1-8:36

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To read full text in English and Hebrew, click here: Leviticus 6:1-8:36

In this Torah portion, God continues to describe the different laws of sacrifices. A distinction is made between sin offerings, burnt offerings, and homage offerings, with each following its own process. God then commands the priests to make another offering that ordains themselves in their positions.

Click here for a summary of Tzav.
Click here for a summary of the Haftarah
for Tzav.

burnt offering
God describes the burnt offering.

Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Not Only An Animal Was Sacrificed
Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hillel

 

Transparent Leadership
Rachel Farbiarz, AJWS


Service As Its Own Reward
Rabbi Neal Loevinger, KOLEL


Challenging Isolation
Steven Exler, AJWS

 

Lost & Found
Rabbi Robert Leib, Union for Reform Judaism

 

From Guilt to Action
Rabbi Dorothy Richman, AJWS

 

Tending Flames, Seeing Faces
Gilah Langer, socialaction.com

 

 

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Ears, Thumbs & Toes
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish University

 

Kosher For Passover All Year Round
Rabbi Shimon Felix, Bronfman Youth Fellowship

 

Revisiting the Fire Offerings
Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, JTS

 

The Eternal Light
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Institute

 

The Obligation to Give Thanks
Rabbi Lawrence Zierler, Orthodox Union

 

Private & Communal Judaism
Dvora Weisberg, CLAL

 

Finding Meaning in Ancient Ritual
Rabbi Nancy Kreimer, Women of Reform Judaism


 

Family and Fun

 
Parashat Tzav for Families
Torah Topics for Today

 

Constantly Feeding Our Internal Spark
Torah Topics for Today

 

Humilty vs. Insecurity
Torah Topics for Today

 

Parashat Tzav Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

 



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To read full text in English and Hebrew, click here: Leviticus 6:1-8:36

In this Torah portion, God continues to describe the different laws of sacrifices. A distinction is made between sin offerings, burnt offerings, and homage offerings, with each following its own process. God then commands the priests to make another offering that ordains themselves in their positions.

Click here for a summary of Tzav.
Click here for a summary of the Haftarah
for Tzav.

burnt offering
God describes the burnt offering.

Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Not Only An Animal Was Sacrificed
Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hillel

 

Transparent Leadership
Rachel Farbiarz, AJWS


Service As Its Own Reward
Rabbi Neal Loevinger, KOLEL


Challenging Isolation
Steven Exler, AJWS

 

Lost & Found
Rabbi Robert Leib, Union for Reform Judaism

 

From Guilt to Action
Rabbi Dorothy Richman, AJWS

 

Tending Flames, Seeing Faces
Gilah Langer, socialaction.com

 

 

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Ears, Thumbs & Toes
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish University

 

Kosher For Passover All Year Round
Rabbi Shimon Felix, Bronfman Youth Fellowship

 

Revisiting the Fire Offerings
Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, JTS

 

The Eternal Light
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Institute

 

The Obligation to Give Thanks
Rabbi Lawrence Zierler, Orthodox Union

 

Private & Communal Judaism
Dvora Weisberg, CLAL

 

Finding Meaning in Ancient Ritual
Rabbi Nancy Kreimer, Women of Reform Judaism


 

Family and Fun

 
Parashat Tzav for Families
Torah Topics for Today

 

Constantly Feeding Our Internal Spark
Torah Topics for Today

 

Humilty vs. Insecurity
Torah Topics for Today

 

Parashat Tzav Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

 



Return to the index of weekly Torah portions.

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