Haftaroth

Haftarah

[Sephardic Hebrew hahf-tah-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hahf-taw-ruh, -toh-]
noun, plural Sephardic Hebrew, Haftaroth, Haftarot [hahf-tah-rawt] . Ashkenazic Hebrew, Haftaros [hahf-taw-rohs, -toh-] . English, Haftarahs. Judaism.
a portion of the Prophets that is chanted or read in the synagogue on the sabbath and holy days immediately after the Parashah.
Also, Haphtarah.


Origin:
1890–95; < Hebrew Haphṭārāh literally, finish, ending

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Haftarah or Haphtarah (hɑːfˈtəʊrə, Hebrew haftaˈraː, hɑːfˈtəʊrə, Hebrew haftaˈraː)
 
n , pl -taroth
Judaism See also maftir a short reading from the Prophets which follows the reading from the Torah on Sabbaths and festivals, and relates either to the theme of the Torah reading or to the observances of the day
 
Haphtarah or Haphtarah (hɑːfˈtəʊrə, Hebrew haftaˈraː, hɑːfˈtəʊrə, Hebrew haftaˈraː, -ˈtəʊrəʊt, -taˈroːt)
 
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