Holy Garbage – Parshas Tzav

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 23 March 2016 - 0 Comments

    I once saw a kitchen magnet that read: “Man takes out the garbage, giving the impression that he just cleaned the whole house.” We know that the Torah is full of infinite wisdom. The Torah talks about everything – even…

    The Essence of a Jew – Parshas Tzav

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 23 March 2016 - 0 Comments

    Explore with Rabbi Gross in this 5 minute audio the essence of what it means to be a Jew.  

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    All Hours – Parshas Tzav

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 27 March 2015 - 0 Comments

    The nighttime hours are usually associated with rest and repose, not a time to concentrate on personal growth. Yet this week’s Torah portion mentions a mitzvah that specifically applies to the nighttime: Each animal offering that was brought in the…

    Moments of Gratitude

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 14 March 2014 - 0 Comments

                    This week’s Torah portion, Parshas Tzav, focuses on the Kohanim (priests) and provides details about the daily Mishkan (Tabernacle) service.  The parsha discusses the various karbanos (offerings) that the Kohanim would offer.  It…

    Glamorous Grunge? Cleaning for Pesach, Parshas Tzav

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 18 March 2013 - 0 Comments

    This week’s Torah portion discusses the law of  “removing the ashes” from the mizbeach/altar.  A kohen (priest) would remove a scoopful of ashes from the altar every morning. The priests would wear their holy vestments while performing this service.  They…

    Becoming Great on the Great Shabbos Parshas Tzav

    By: Rabbi Gedalia Liebes - 27 March 2012 - 3 Comments

    Shabbos Hagadol- “Come on everyone, today’s the big day!” “But Daddy, are you sure? Are you really sure we’ll be safe and nothing will happen to us? I’m still so scared that once the Egyptians see us tying their sheep…

    To Life, To Life, L’chaim! Parshas Tzav

    By: Rabbi Yitzchok Oratz - 18 March 2011 - 0 Comments

    “Hey, wassup?  How ya doin’? How’s life?”   “Nothing major, you know, same old stuff, different day. Can’t wait until summer so I can get away for a few days.”   Does the above conversation sound familiar? No doubt it…