Parasha Tzav (Command)


The holy Temple and all the sacrifices that take place in it point toward immorality and incorruptibility.  The sacrifices are not about death; they are all about life.

Torah:  Leviticus (Vayikra) 6:1-8:36
Haftarah:  Jeremiah (Yirmiyahu) 7:21-8:23. 9:22-23
Gospel:  Matthew (Mattityahu) 9:10-17

A special portion for Shabbat haGadol (The Great Sabbath) is read this Shabbat!

Haftarah:  Malachi (Mal’achi) 3:4-24
Gospel:  Matthew (Mattityahu) 17:9-13