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Shabbat Nachamu: (lit. "Sabbath of Consolation"); the Shabbat following the fast of Tishah B'Av, so called because of the passage “Nachamu” (Yeshayahu 40:1) read for the Haftorah
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The first of seven haftorahs describing G‑d’s promise of ultimate comfort and consolation begins with G‑d’s command to Isaiah, “Comfort, comfort My people!”
The Shabbat following Tisha B’Av is called Shabbat Nachamu due to the opening words of the haftorah: "Be comforted, be comforted my people"; why the double expression?
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The Shabbat after the Ninth of Av is called Shabbat Nachamu ("Shabbat of Consolation") after the opening words of the day's reading from the prophets ("haftara"). This is the first of the series of readings known as "The Seven of Consolation" read in the ...
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The way our calendar is set up, Parshat Vaetchanan is always on Shabbat Nachamu, when we read the first haftarah of consoling.
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For an informed reading of Isaiah 40:1–26
The Shabbat following Tisha B’Av is known as “Shabbat Nachamu.” The name is taken from the opening word of the week’s haftarah.
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Learning the Haftorah of Nachamu, Part 2
The weekly portion from the Prophets
Learning the Haftorah of Nachamu, Part 1
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