Shabbat Shekalim 2016 / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים 5776

Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar 🕍

Shabbat Shekalim for Hebrew Year 5776 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Vayakhel.

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 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
Shabbat Shekalim 2016
Parashat Vayakhel
25 Adar I 5776
Shabbat Shekalim 2017
Parashat Mishpatim
29 Sh'vat 5777
Shabbat Shekalim 2018
Parashat Mishpatim
25 Sh'vat 5778
Shabbat Shekalim 2019
Parashat Vayakhel
25 Adar I 5779
Shabbat Shekalim 2020
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5780

Tanakh

Shabbat Shekalim / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים

Torah Portion: Parashat Vayakhel · Exodus 35:1-38:20, 30:11-16

  1. 1: Exodus 35:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 35:21-29 · 9 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 35:30-36:7 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 36:8-19 · 12 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 36:20-37:16 · 35 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 37:17-29 · 13 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 38:1-20 · 20 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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