Tetzaveh – Diamonds and Covenants

Why is the concept of the Bris-Covenant (Circumcision) the very merit that Aharon the High Priest is accompanied by when he enters the Holy of Holies to get atonement for the Jewish people? How does this parallel the fact that the Efod, containing the 12 precious stones that correspond to the 12 tribes also serves as a merit for their atonement? What is the concept of eight and how does it manifest in the eighth day of the bris and the eight garments of the high priest? What are the ‘bundles’ of sins and how are they atoned for by the ‘bundles’ of mitzvos (commandments)?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 24:55

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