Clothes make the man. This old saw is certainly applicable to the case of the kohen gadol – the high priest and his garments of glory and splendor. The garments themselves possess an intrinsic holiness. Their detailed components each can effect an atonement for the vast array of human failings.
The kohen gadol, when wearing the garments and achieving a level of self-conscious identification with the human character common to all of us, can open up a window of atonement and spiritual realignment through will we all can emerge enhanced and ennobled, if we but take hold of the moment.
Tetzave (Exodus 27:20-30:10)
Parashat Tetzave is read on Shabbat:
Adar 9, 5772/March 3, 2012
COMING SOON: THE 3RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL TEMPLE MOUNT AWARENESS DAY ONLINE SIX HOUR STREAMING VIDEO HAPPENING!
On March 25th, the second day of the month of Nisan, the first of our months, from 5 PM – 11 PM, Israel time, (11 AM – 5 PM Eastern; 10 AM – 4 PM Central; 9 AM – 3 PM Mountain; 8 AM – 2 PM Pacific), The International Department of the Temple Institute will be hosting our Third Annual International Temple Mount Awareness Day Online Six Hour Streaming Video Happening! Prominent guests from the world of Temple Mount activism, archaeology and the renewal of Holy Temple oriented commandments will be joining us.
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