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Torah Talk for Parashat Tzav

April 4, 2017 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Hashem tells Moshe to describe to the cohanim (priests) the rituals for some of the offerings; the cohanim then undergo the process of ordination.

One of the garments the cohen gadol (high priest) wore was the urim v’tumim, a vestment that is shrouded in mystery. Chapter 8, verse 8 says, “He put upon him the breastplate and on the breastplate he put the urim v’tumim.” However, there are many questions about what the urim v’tumim actually were. Read more >