Shabbat Shekalim 2019 / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים 5779

Shabbat Shekalim (Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar) for Hebrew Year 5779 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 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
Shabbat Shekalim 2021
Parashat Mishpatim
1 Adar 5781
Shabbat Shekalim 2022
Parashat Vayakhel
25 Adar I 5782
Shabbat Shekalim 2023
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5783

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 ·

Haftarah: II Kings 12:1 - 12:17 · 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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