Shabbat Shekalim 2031 / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים 5791

Shabbat Shekalim (Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh Adar) for Hebrew Year 5791 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

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 2028 29 Sh'vat 5788
Shabbat Shekalim 2029 25 Sh'vat 5789
Shabbat Shekalim 2030 27 Adar I 5790
Shabbat Shekalim 2031 29 Sh'vat 5791
Shabbat Shekalim 2032 25 Sh'vat 5792
Shabbat Shekalim 2033 27 Adar I 5793
Shabbat Shekalim 2034 29 Sh'vat 5794
Shabbat Shekalim 2035 29 Adar I 5795
Shabbat Shekalim 2036 25 Sh'vat 5796
Shabbat Shekalim 2037 29 Sh'vat 5797

Tanakh

Shabbat Shekalim / שַׁבָּת שְׁקָלִים

Torah Portion: Exodus 21:1-24:18

Haftarah: II Kings 12:1 - 12:17

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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