Parashat Tetzaveh 5820 / פָּרָשַׁת תְּצַוֶּה

/ 13 Adar I 5820

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

Torah Portion: Exodus 27:20-30:10

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: 30:8-10 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-27 · 18 p’sukim

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 28:31-35 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 28:36-38 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 28:39-43 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 29:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 29:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 29:10-14 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 29:15-18 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 29:15-18 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Haggai 1:1-12 · 12 p’sukim

Tetzaveh: The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin (paid link)

List of Dates

Parashat Tetzaveh is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Tetzaveh from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10) and Haftarah (Ezekiel 43:10-27): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary (JPS Study Bible) (paid link)
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, Jewish Publication Society, 2017
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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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