Parashat Tetzaveh 5789 / פָּרָשַׁת תְּצַוֶּה

/ 9 Adar 5789

Parashat Tetzaveh is the 20th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Exodus 27:20-30:10; Deuteronomy 25:17-19

Tetzaveh (“You Shall Command”) opens as God instructs Moses to appoint Aaron and his sons as priests. God details how to make the priestly clothing, how to sanctify the priests and offer sacrifices during the seven days of inauguration in the Mishkan (Tabernacle), and how to build the golden altar. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 27:20-28:12 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 28:13-30 · 18 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 28:31-43 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 29:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 29:19-37 · 19 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 29:38-46 · 9 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 30:1-10 · 10 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Deuteronomy 25:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Zachor

Haftarah*: I Samuel 15:2-34 · 33 p’sukim
*Shabbat Zachor

Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 27:20-28:5 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 28:6-9 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 28:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 28:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 28:18-21 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 28:22-25 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 28:26-30 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Deuteronomy 25:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Zachor

Alternate Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-17 · 8 p’sukim

List of Dates

Parashat Tetzaveh is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Tetzaveh from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
A Complete Triennial System for Reading the Torah
Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly, 1988
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020