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Haftarah for Va-etchannan—Isaiah: Who Is Calling?

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets). 1,558 more words

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Haftarah for Devarim—Isaiah: False Worship

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets). 811 more words

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Haftarah for D'varim

This week is the last of the three Shabbats leading up to Tisha b’Av. And yes, this Shabbat is Tisha b’Av, but as we do not fast on Shabbat the observance is moved to Motzei Shabbat (the end of Shabbat). 841 more words

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Haftarah for Massei

This week’s Torah portion, Massei, is from Numbers 33.1 – 36.13[i] and the Haftarah reading is from Jeremiah 2.4 – 28 and 4.1 – 2. 1,027 more words

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Haftarah for Matot

This week’s Parasha, Matot, Numbers 30.2 – 32.43[i], deals with vows, specifically concerning father/daughter and husband/wife relationships (30.3-16). There is also the account of the divinely directed judgment on Midian and Balaam, as well as the dealing with the tithes and distribution of the spoils of war (31.1-54). 933 more words

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Haftarah for Pinchas: 1 Kings—Zealots

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets). 1,588 more words

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Foundations: The Special Torah Portions for Holidays

Shalom everyone! The following is a list of the Special Torah portions for holidays, including Festivals, Fast Days and Special Sabbaths, read during an annual cycle on the Hebrew calendar, along with their corresponding… 355 more words

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