Shabbat Zachor 2022 / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר 5782

Shabbat Zachor (Shabbat before Purim) for Hebrew Year 5782 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

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 2019 9 Adar II 5779
Shabbat Zachor 2020 11 Adar 5780
Shabbat Zachor 2021 8 Adar 5781
Shabbat Zachor 2022 9 Adar II 5782
Shabbat Zachor 2023 11 Adar 5783
Shabbat Zachor 2024 13 Adar II 5784
Shabbat Zachor 2025 8 Adar 5785
Shabbat Zachor 2026 11 Adar 5786

Tanakh

Shabbat Zachor / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר

Torah Portion: Leviticus 1:1-5:26; Deuteronomy 25:17-19

  1. 1: Leviticus 1:1-13 · 13 p’sukim
  2. 2: Leviticus 1:14-2:6 · 10 p’sukim
  3. 3: Leviticus 2:7-16 · 10 p’sukim
  4. 4: Leviticus 3:1-17 · 17 p’sukim
  5. 5: Leviticus 4:1-26 · 26 p’sukim
  6. 6: Leviticus 4:27-5:10 · 19 p’sukim
  7. 7: Leviticus 5:11-26 · 16 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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