Tzav: The Perpetual Fire

Posted by Michael Hattin on March 22, 2016
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Tzav

Parashat Tzav mandates that a perpetual fire burn upon the altar’s summit. While the Torah itself does not elaborate, Rabbinic literature both broadens as well as deepens the discussion.

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Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute. For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.

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