Parashat Tetzaveh / פָּרָשַׁת תְּצַוֶּה

Parashat Tetzaveh is the 20th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 11 Adar 5783.

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 ·

N.B. special maftir in years 5780, 5783, 5785, 5786, 5788, 5789, 5791, 5792, 5794, 5796, 5797

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

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5780, 5783, 5785, 5786, 5788, 5789, 5791, 5792, 5794, 5796, 5797

Triennial

See Diaspora reading

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  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 ·

List of Dates

Parashat Tetzaveh is read in Israel on:

References

Parashat Tetzaveh from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993