Shabbat Zachor 2037 / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר 5797

Shabbat Zachor (Shabbat before Purim) for Hebrew Year 5797 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 2034 13 Adar 5794
Shabbat Zachor 2035 13 Adar II 5795
Shabbat Zachor 2036 9 Adar 5796
Shabbat Zachor 2037 13 Adar 5797
Shabbat Zachor 2038 13 Adar II 5798
Shabbat Zachor 2039 9 Adar 5799
Shabbat Zachor 2040 11 Adar 5800
Shabbat Zachor 2041 13 Adar II 5801

Tanakh

Shabbat Zachor / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר

Torah Portion: 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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