Hebrew Bible

Hebrew Bible: Special Torah Portions for Mo’edim and Holidays

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the Special Torah portions for mo’edim and holidays, including Festivals and Fast Days, read during an annual cycle on the Hebrew calendar, along with their corresponding haftarah portions. The haftarah portions listed are the most commonly-read portions within the Yemenite and Sephardi communities:

 

Parashah Torah Haftarah
Rosh Chodesh (weekday) Numbers 28:1-15
Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Numbers 28:9-15 Y: Isaiah 66:1-24, 66:23
Yom Teruah/Rosh HaShanah Genesis 21:1-34
Numbers 29:1-6
Y: 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10
S: 1 Samuel 1:1–2:20
Tzom HaShevi’i/Fast of the Seventh Month
(Tzom Gedaliah)
Exodus 32:11-14
Exodus 34:1-10
Isaiah 55:6-56:8
Yom HaKippurim Leviticus 16:1-34
Numbers 29:7-11
Y: Isaiah 57:14-58:14;
Y: Isaiah 59:20-59:21;
Y: Jonah 1:1-4:11;
Y: Micah 7:18-20
Sukkot, Day 1 Leviticus 22:26-23:44
Numbers 29:12-16
Y: Zechariah 13:9-14:21
Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot Y: Ezekiel 38:1-23
Shemini Atzeret Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17
Numbers 29:35-30:1
Y: 1 Kings 8:54-9:1
Chanukah, First Shabbat Regular weekly parashah Zechariah 2:14-4:9
1 Kings 7:51-8:21
Tzom HaAsiri/Fast of the Tenth Month
(Asara B’Tevet)
Exodus 32:11-14
Exodus 34:1-10
Isaiah 55:6-56:8
Chanukah, Second Shabbat Regular weekly parashah Zechariah 2:14-4:9
1 Kings 7:40-50
Purim None Esther
Chag HaMatzot, Day 1 Exodus 12:21-51
Numbers 28:16-25
Y: Joshua 5:2-6:1; 6:27
Shabbat Chol HaMoed Chag HaMatztot Y:Ezekiel 36:37-37:14
Chag HaMatzot, Day 7 Exodus 13:17-15:26
Numbers 28:19-25
Y:2 Samuel 22:1-51
Shavu’ot Exodus 19:1-20:23
Numbers 28:26-31
Y: Ezekiel 1:1-28; 3:12
Tzom HaRevi’i/Fast of the Fourth Month
(Shivah Asar b’Tamuz, Seventh of Tamuz)
Exodus 32:11-14
Exodus 34:1-10
Isaiah 55:6-56:8
Tzom HaChamishi/Fast of the Fifth Month
(Tisha B’Av)
Deuteronomy 4:25-40
Exodus 32:11-14

Exodus 34:1-10
Lamentations
Jeremiah 6:16–17
Jeremiah 8:13–9:23

Hosea 14:2–10
Micah 7:18–20

Sources

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