Shabbat Shekalim 2025 / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים 5785

Shabbat Shekalim (Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar) for Hebrew Year 5785 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on . This corresponds to Parashat Terumah.

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 2022
Parashat Vayakhel
25 Adar I 5782
Shabbat Shekalim 2023
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5783
Shabbat Shekalim 2024
Parashat Vayakhel
29 Adar I 5784
Shabbat Shekalim 2025
Parashat Terumah
1 Adar 5785
Shabbat Shekalim 2026
Parashat Mishpatim
27 Sh'vat 5786
Shabbat Shekalim 2027
Parashat Vayakhel
27 Adar I 5787
Shabbat Shekalim 2028
Parashat Mishpatim
29 Sh'vat 5788
Shabbat Shekalim 2029
Parashat Mishpatim
25 Sh'vat 5789

Tanakh

Shabbat Shekalim (on Rosh Chodesh) / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים

Torah Portion: Parashat Terumah · Exodus 25:1-27:19; Numbers 28:9-15; Exodus 30:11-16

  1. 1: Exodus 25:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 25:17-30 · 14 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 25:31-26:14 · 24 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 26:15-30 · 16 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 26:31-37 · 7 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 27:1-19 · 19 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 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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