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Daily Aliya for Tzav, Shvii (7th Aliya)

Aliya Summary: Further anointing of Aharon, his sons, and their garments. Then Moshe told them to prepare part of the meat for eating with the accompanying cakes and wafers. That which was left over was to be burned. During the seven inaugural days, the kohanim were not to leave the Mishkan; they remained there as an honor-guard.

This time, when the Torah says that they did everything that G-d commanded, it is not just saying “great job” to the Kohanim for doing their jobs. Had they not done “all the things that G-d commanded via Moshe”, they would have been liable to the Death penalty from Heaven. These were serious, life-or-death responsibilities.