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Haftarah for Acharei Mot

This coming Shabbat will see Pesach and Unleavened Bread 5776 (2016) become a thing of the past (at least in Israel). However, since the last day of Unleavened Bread is Friday, this means that though it is over, there will still be no no Challah on the table and matzah will reign supreme one more day. 962 more words

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Pesach: Isaiah and the Peaceable Kingdom

(Note: I will be traveling during the week of Passover, so I’m publishing my post for April 24-30 ahead of time. This year, the eight days of Passover end on April 30, 2016.) … 900 more words

Passover/Pesach

This week’s Parasha is Metzora, Leviticus 14:1 – 15:33, dealing the cleansing of tzara’a, often translated leprosy, however more aptly related to a condition of ritual impurity. 811 more words

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Haftarah for Metzora—2 Kings: Response to Rejection

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). 1,302 more words
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Haftarah for Tazria & Rosh Chodesh

If the title seems a mouthful, the readings for this Shabbat are even longer. The importance of this Shabbat is found in the special maftir reading, Exodus 12:1-20, specifically verse 2; 865 more words

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Haftarah for Tazria—2 Kings: A Religious Conversion

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). 1,386 more words
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Haftarah for Shemini--2 Samuel: A Dangerous Spirit

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). 1,393 more words
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