February 23, 2020

Rosner’s Torah Talk: Parashat Tsav

As we don’t have a new talk this week, we will be revisiting a couple of our past discussions. This week’s Torah portion – Parashat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:36) – features instructions given to the priests concerning sacrifices, the holy fire and the rites of ordination.

Here is Rabbi Joshua Rose on the character of Aaron and on the question of why he received the role of Cohen Gadol (Head Priest) even after his involvement in the Golden Calf affair:

And here is Rabbi Rachel Barenblatt on repetition, ritual and holiness: