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Willing to sacrifice: Parashat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:36)

Parashat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:36)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/willing_to_sacrifice_parashat_tzav_leviticus_61_836

The mind of the midrashist drifts effortlessly over the face of the Tanakh as verses from the Torah conjure up similar verses and phrases from other sacred books. Thus, our parasha’s descriptions of the thanksgiving offerings and the free-will offerings call to mind a phrase found in Psalm 50: “The one who sacrifices a thanksgiving offering honors me.”

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