Shabbat Shekalim 1776 / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים 5536

Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar 🕍

Shabbat Shekalim for Hebrew Year 5536 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Mishpatim.

Shabbat Shekalim (“Sabbath [of] shekels” שבת שקלים) read in preparation for Purim, requests each adult male Jew contribute half of a Biblical shekel for the upkeep of the Tent of Meeting. The Torah portion Exodus 30:11-16 is read. This Shabbat takes place on the Shabbat before the 1st of the Hebrew calendar month of Adar, or on the 1st of Adar itself if it falls on Shabbat. In leap years on the Hebrew calendar, when there are two months of Adar, Shabbat Shekalim is on the Shabbat before the 1st of Adar II (or on the 1st of Adar II itself if it is Shabbat).

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Dates for Shabbat Shekalim

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Shekalim 1773
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5533
Shabbat Shekalim 1774
Parashat Mishpatim
1 Adar 5534
Shabbat Shekalim 1775
Parashat Vayakhel
25 Adar I 5535
Shabbat Shekalim 1776
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5536
Shabbat Shekalim 1777
Parashat Vayakhel
29 Adar I 5537
Shabbat Shekalim 1778
Parashat Terumah
1 Adar 5538
Shabbat Shekalim 1779
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5539
Shabbat Shekalim 1780
Parashat Vayakhel
27 Adar I 5540

Tanakh

Shabbat Shekalim / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים

Torah Portion: Parashat Mishpatim · Exodus 21:1-24:18, 30:11-16

  1. 1: Exodus 21:1-19 · 19 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 21:20-22:3 · 21 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 22:4-26 · 23 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 22:27-23:5 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 23:6-19 · 14 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 23:20-25 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 23:26-24:18 · 26 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Exodus 30:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Shekalim

Haftarah: II Kings 12:1-17 · 17 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Shabbat Shekalim – of Shekels" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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