Shabbat Shekalim 2011 / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים 5771

Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar 🕍

Shabbat Shekalim for Hebrew Year 5771 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Pekudei.

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 2008
Parashat Pekudei
1 Adar II 5768
Shabbat Shekalim 2009
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5769
Shabbat Shekalim 2010
Parashat Mishpatim
29 Sh'vat 5770
Shabbat Shekalim 2011
Parashat Pekudei
29 Adar I 5771
Shabbat Shekalim 2012
Parashat Mishpatim
25 Sh'vat 5772
Shabbat Shekalim 2013
Parashat Mishpatim
29 Sh'vat 5773
Shabbat Shekalim 2014
Parashat Pekudei
29 Adar I 5774
Shabbat Shekalim 2015
Parashat Mishpatim
25 Sh'vat 5775

Tanakh

Shabbat Shekalim / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים

Torah Portion: Parashat Pekudei · Exodus 38:21-40:38, 30:11-16

  1. 1: Exodus 38:21-39:1 · 12 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 39:2-21 · 20 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 39:22-32 · 11 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 39:33-43 · 11 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 40:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 40:17-27 · 11 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 40:28-38 · 11 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
"Special Shabbat#Shabbat Shekalim" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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