Tzav – Sh’vi’i

A Week Goes By Quickly

By Rabbi Jack Abramowitz

Moshe took the anointing oil and some of the blood from the altar and used it to anoint Aharon, his sons and their uniforms. After this, they and their clothes were sanctified for service.

Moshe told the kohanim to prepare and eat the food on Tabernacle property, burning the leftovers. They had to stay within the courtyard enclosure for a full week, until the period of their installation was complete. They would repeat the day’s activities for each of those seven days. Aharon and his sons did as Moshe instructed.

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