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Rosh Hashanah Torah Reading Texts and Summaries

Rosh Hashanah Torah Readings in a Nutshell
Genesis 21:1–34; Genesis 22:1–24
Remembrance and laughter, banishment and benevolence, seven sheep and a well, the ultimate sacrifice and the origin of Jerusalem.
First Day Rosh Hashanah Haftarah Companion
For an informed reading of I Samuel 1:1–2:10
The holiday of Rosh Hashanah has several names and themes. One of them is Yom Hazikaron, “the day of remembrance.”
Second Day Rosh Hashanah Haftarah Companion
For an informed reading of Jeremiah 31:1–19
One of the major themes of Rosh Hashanah is “remembrance.” On this day the existence of every being is examined and scrutinized by G-d.
Readings for Rosh Hashanah Torah Reading Texts and Summaries
First Day
Tishrei 1, 5780
September 30, 2019

Haftarah:
Samuel I 1:1 - 2:10
Second Day
Tishrei 2, 5780
October 1, 2019

Haftarah:
Jeremiah 31:1-19
Torah Portion: Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah Torah Readings in a Nutshell

Day 1:

G‑d remembers Sarah, and gives her and Abraham a son, who is named Isaac (Yitzchak), meaning will laugh; Abraham is then one hundred years old, and Sarah ninety. Isaac is circumcised at the age of eight days.