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Parshat Behar

Leviticus 25:1-26:2

Readings for Behar
Iyar 20, 5782
May 21, 2022


Haftarah:
Jeremiah 32:6-22
Torah Portion: Behar
Behar in a Nutshell

On the mountain of Sinai, G‑d communicates to Moses the laws of the Sabbatical year: every seventh year, all work on the land should cease, and its produce becomes free for the taking for all, man and beast.

Seven Sabbatical cycles are followed by a fiftieth year—the Jubilee year, on which work on the land ceases, all indentured servants are set free, and all ancestral estates in the Holy Land that have been sold revert to their original owners.

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