Shabbat Zachor 2017 / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר 5777

Shabbat Zachor (Shabbat before Purim) for Hebrew Year 5777 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 2014
Parashat Tzav
13 Adar II 5774
Shabbat Zachor 2015
Parashat Tetzaveh
9 Adar 5775
Shabbat Zachor 2016
Parashat Vayikra
9 Adar II 5776
Shabbat Zachor 2017
Parashat Tetzaveh
13 Adar 5777
Shabbat Zachor 2018
Parashat Tetzaveh
9 Adar 5778
Shabbat Zachor 2019
Parashat Vayikra
9 Adar II 5779
Shabbat Zachor 2020
Parashat Tetzaveh
11 Adar 5780
Shabbat Zachor 2021
Parashat Terumah
8 Adar 5781

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 ·

Haftarah: I Samuel 15:2 - 15:34 · 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
"Special Shabbat#Shabbat Zachor" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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