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The Mystical Powers of the High Priest’s Head-Plate

The Mystical Powers of the High Priest’s Head-Plate

The Torah mandates eight garments for the Kohen Gadol (High Priest). Among them is the golden head-plate, or the tzitz (צִיץ), which was engraved with the words kodesh laHashem (קֹדֶשׁ לַיהֹוָה), ‘Holy to God.’ The word tzitz means ‘to...

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