haftarah


haftarah

< /hɑfˈtɔ roʊs, -ˈtoʊ-/, English Haf·ta·rahs. Judaism.

  1. a portion of the Prophets that is chanted or read in the synagogue on the Sabbath and holy days immediately after the Parashah.

noun plural -taroth (-ˈtəʊrəʊt, Hebrew -taˈroːt)

  1. Judaism a short reading from the Prophets which follows the reading from the Torah on Sabbaths and festivals, and relates either to the theme of the Torah reading or to the observances of the daySee also maftir

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