haftarah

Term Definition
haftarah

הפטרה‎

Haftarah- ThisHebrew word means "parting", "taking leave", or "conclusion".  The haftarah is a series of selections from the books of Neviim ("Prophets") of the Tanakh that is read in association with the weekly Torah portion.  The topics of the haftarah portion are usually closely associated with a topic within the Torah portion.  Pronounced HAHF tah rah.

 

see http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/7017-haftarah

 

Torah Portion

ויחי (Vayechi)

 

 

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Yom Sh'lishi, 10 Tevet, 5779

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