haftorah haftorah


  • (n) a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah



  • "I remember she was very definite," recalled Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the congregation's spiritual leader at the time. "She came to me and very much wanted it; she was very strong about it. She wanted to recite a Haftorah like the boys, and she...
    on May 13, 2010 By: Shlomo Riskin Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency (blog)

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