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Torah, The: (lit. teaching) (a) The Five Books of Moses (The Bible); (b) the overall body of Jewish religious teachings encompassing the whole body of Jewish law, practice and tradition
For an informed reading of Ezekiel 37:1-14
The haftarah is about how the prophet Ezekiel is instructed by G‑d to prophesy upon a valley filled with dry human bones and resurrect them back to life.
A Commentary on the Haftarah of Shabbat Chol Hamoed Pesach
The haftarah for Shabbat Chol Hamoed Pesach is a prophecy from the book of Ezekiel. G‑d took him to a valley that was full of dry bones. He saw how G‑d brought them to life again. This, G‑d explained, was a message to the Jewish people. Though they may fe...
A commentary on the haftarah of the second day of Passover
The haftarah for the second day of Passover is from II Kings. Chilkiyahu the Kohen Gadol had found the Torah scroll that had been written by Moses himself. This find sparked an awakening and a yearning in the king, Yoshiyahu, to return to G‑d. The haftara...
For an informed reading Joshua 3:5–7, 5:2–6:1, 6:27
Overview The haftarah for the first day of Passover recounts the first celebration of this festival to occur in the land of Israel. Moses had passed away on the seventh of Adar, and the people mourned their beloved leader for the following thirty days. As...
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