Mo’edim: Shabbat – The Weekly Sabbath #Shabbat

Shalom, everyone! Shabbat in purest terms is a day or period of rest. The term is used to describe the annual mo'edim during which The Almighty commands the B'nei Yisrael to cease from creative work (melakhah). Shabbat is also used to describe the sabbatical year (sh'mitah), the seventh year of a seven-year agricultural cycle during which The Almighty commanded … Continue reading Mo’edim: Shabbat – The Weekly Sabbath #Shabbat

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