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Ki Tavo Haftorah in a Nutshell

Ki Tavo Haftorah in a Nutshell


Isaiah 60:1-22

This week's haftorah is the sixth of a series of seven "Haftarot of Consolation." These seven haftarot commence on the Shabbat following Tisha b'Av and continue until Rosh Hashanah.

In glowing terms the prophet recounts descriptions of what will unfold during the Redemption. Beginning with the resurrection of the dead and the ingathering of the exiles, continuing with the joy and abundance the Jewish people will then experience, as well as the gifts that will be brought to G‑d from all of the nations of the world.

Finally, the Jewish nation will no longer be despised and derided, there will no longer be violence nor mourning, and G‑d will shine His everlasting light on His people.

This is a synopsis of the Haftorah that is read in Chabad synagogues. Other communities could possibly read more, less, or a different section of the Prophets altogether. Additionally, specific calendrical conditions can cause another Haftorah to be read instead of this one.
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Alice Jacobson Shreveport, Louisiana September 1, 2015

Living Proof

Israel is living proof that G-d's Word is pure Truth. Reply

Anonymous September 2, 2014

These summaries are great! Thank you so much for posting them! Reply

frank morris lawrenceburg, tennessee via September 16, 2008

shalom to all who seek him this is our hope that Hashem will one day bring total Shalom, we as jews must seek that, get into his word. Reply

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