Shabbat Zachor 2010 / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר 5770

Shabbat before Purim 🕍

Shabbat Zachor for Hebrew Year 5770 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Tetzaveh.

Shabbat Zachor (“Sabbath [of] remembrance שבת זכור) is the Shabbat immediately preceding Purim. Deuteronomy 25:17-19, describing the attack by Amalek, is recounted. There is a tradition from the Talmud that Haman, the antagonist of the Purim story, was descended from Amalek. The portion that is read includes a commandment to remember the attack by Amalek, and therefore at this public reading both men and women make a special effort to hear the reading.

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Dates for Shabbat Zachor

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Zachor 2007
Parashat Tetzaveh
13 Adar 5767
Shabbat Zachor 2008
Parashat Vayikra
8 Adar II 5768
Shabbat Zachor 2009
Parashat Tetzaveh
11 Adar 5769
Shabbat Zachor 2010
Parashat Tetzaveh
13 Adar 5770
Shabbat Zachor 2011
Parashat Tzav
13 Adar II 5771
Shabbat Zachor 2012
Parashat Tetzaveh
9 Adar 5772
Shabbat Zachor 2013
Parashat Tetzaveh
13 Adar 5773
Shabbat Zachor 2014
Parashat Tzav
13 Adar II 5774

Tanakh

Shabbat Zachor / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר

Torah Portion: Parashat Tetzaveh · Exodus 27:20-30:10; Deuteronomy 25:17-19

  1. 1: Exodus 27:20-28:12 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 28:13-30 · 18 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 28:31-43 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 29:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 29:19-37 · 19 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 29:38-46 · 9 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 30:1-10 · 10 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Deuteronomy 25:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Zachor

Haftarah: I Samuel 15:2-34 · 33 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
"Shabbat Zachor – of Remembrance" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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