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FRONT MATTEREDITORSTitle pageCopyright pageDedication PageTABLE OF CONTENTSACKNOWLEDGMENTSOVERVIEW OF THIS BOOKINTRODUCTIONPublic Recitation of the TorahPublic Recitation of the HaftarahComparisons and Connections between the CyclesThe Present CommentaryNOTES TO THE INTRODUCTIONABBREVIATIONS AND OTHER CONVENTIONSAbbreviationsHebrew Textual Variants (Ketiv and Keri)TransliterationVerse notationChronologyTHE COMMENTARY TO THE HAFTAROTHAFTAROT FOR WEEKLY READINGSGENESISBere'shitNoahLekh LekhaVa-yera'Hayyei SarahToledotVa-yetze'Va-yishlahVa-yetze'Va-yishlahVa-yeshevMikketzVa-yiggashVa-yehiEXODUSShemotVa-'era'Bo'Be-shallahYitroMishpatimTerumahTetzavvehKi Tissa'Va-yak·helPekudeiVa-yak·helPekudeiLEVITICUSVa-yikra'TzavSheminiTazria‘Metzora‘Tazria‘-Metzora‘Aharei MotKedoshim'Aharei Mot-KedoshimKedoshim'EmorBe-harBe-hukkotaiBe-har-Be-hukkotaiNUMBERSBe-midbarNaso'Be-ha‘alotekhaShelah-LekhaKorahHukkatBalakPinhas (before 17th of Tammuz)MattotPinhas (after 17th of Tammuz)Mase‘eiDEUTERONOMYDevarim (Shabbat Hazon)Va-'ethannan (Shabbat Nahamu)‘EkevRe'ehShofetimKi Tetze' Ki Tavo'NitzavimNitzavimVa-yelekhHa'azinu (between Yom Kippur and Sukkot)Ve-zo't Ha-berakhahHAFTAROT FOR SPECIAL SABBATHSHaftarah for Shabbat Rosh HodeshHaftarah for Mahar HodeshHaftarah for Shabbat ShekalimHaftarah for Shabbat ZakhorHaftarah for Shabbat ParahHaftarah for Shabbat ha-HodeshHaftarah for Shabbat ha-GadolHaftarah for First Sabbath of HanukkahHaftarah for Second Sabbath of HanukkahHAFTAROT FOR THE DAYS OF AWEHaftarah for First Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Second Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Shabbat Shuvah (Sabbath before Yom Kippur)Haftarah for Yom Kippur MorningHaftarah for Yom Kippur AfternoonHAFTAROT FOR THE FESTIVALSHaftarah for First Day of SukkotHaftarah for Second Day of SukkotHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of SukkotHaftarah for Shemini AtzeretHaftarah for Simhat TorahHaftarah for First Day of PassoverHaftarah for Second Day of PassoverHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of PassoverHaftarah for Seventh Day of PassoverHaftarah for Eighth Day of PassoverHaftarah for First Day of ShavuotHaftarah for Second Day of ShavuotHAFTAROT FOR WEEKDAY OCCASIONSHaftarah for Tisha b'Av MorningHaftarah for Tisha b'Av AfternoonHaftarah for Fast Day AfternoonsNOTES TO THE COMMENTARYHaftarah for Bere'shitHaftarah for NoahHaftarah for Lekh LekhaHaftarah for Va-yera'Haftarah for Hayyei SarahHaftarah for ToledotHaftarah for Va-yetze' (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yishlah (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yishlah (Sephardim)Haftarah for Va-yeshevHaftarah for MikketzHaftarah for Va-yiggashHaftarah for Va-yehiHaftarah for Shemot (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Shemot (Sephardim)Haftarah for Va-'era'Haftarah for Bo'Haftarah for Be-shallahHaftarah for YitroHaftarah for MishpatimHaftarah for TerumahHaftarah for TetzavvehHaftarah for Ki Tissa'Haftarah for Va-yak-hel (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yak-hel (Sephardim)Haftarah for Pekudei (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Va-yikra'Haftarah for TzavHaftarah for SheminiHaftarah for Tazria‘Haftarah for Metzora‘Haftarah for Aharei MotHaftarah for Kedoshim (Ashkenazim)Haftarah for Kedoshim (Sephardim)Haftarah for 'EmorHaftarah for Be-harHaftarah for Be-hukkotaiHaftarah for Be-midbarHaftarah for Naso'Haftarah for Be-ha‘alotekhaHaftarah for Shelah-LekhaHaftarah for KorahHaftarah for HukkatHaftarah for BalakHaftarah for Pinhas (before 17th of Tammuz)Haftarah for MattotHaftarah for Mase‘eiHaftarah for Devarim (Shabbat Hazon)Haftarah for Va-'ethannan (Shabbat Nahamu)Haftarah for ‘EkevHaftarah for Re'ehHaftarah for ShofetimHaftarah for Ki Tetze'Haftarah for Ki Tavo'Haftarah for NitzavimHaftarah for Ha'azinuHaftarah for Shabbat Rosh HodeshHaftarah for Mahar HodeshHaftarah for ShekalimHaftarah for Shabbat ZakhorHaftarah for Shabbat ParahHaftarah for Shabbat ha-HodeshHaftarah for Shabbat ha-GadolHaftarah for First Sabbath of HanukkahHaftarah for Second Sabbath of HanukkahHaftarah for First Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Second Day of Rosh HashanahHaftarah for Shabbat ShuvahHaftarah for Yom Kippur MorningHaftarah for First Day of SukkotHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of SukkotHaftarah for Shemini AtzeretHaftarah for Simhat TorahHaftarah for First Day of PassoverHaftarah for Second Day of PassoverHaftarah for Intermediate Sabbath of PassoverHaftarah for Eighth Day of PassoverHaftarah for First Day of ShavuotHaftarah for Second Day of ShavuotHaftarah for Tisha b'Av MorningHaftarah for Tisha b'Av AfternoonOVERVIEW OF BIBLICAL BOOKS EXCERPTED IN THE HAFTAROT CYCLEIntroduction to the OverviewTHE BOOK OF JOSHUAStructure und ContentsHistoriography and TheologyTHE BOOK OF JUDGESStructure and ContentHistoriography and TheologyTHE BOOK OF SAMUELStructure und ContentsHistoriographyTHE BOOK OF KINGSStructure and ContentsHistoriography and TheologyTHE BOOK OF ISAIAH: CHAPTERS 1–39The Prophet and His TimesThe Collection and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF ISAIAH: CHAPTERS 40–66The Prophecies and Their TimesThe Collection and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF JEREMIAHThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF EZEKIELThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF HOSEAThe Prophet und His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF JOELTHE BOOK OF AMOSThe Prophet Amos and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF OBADIAHThe Prophet and His TimesStructure and ThemesTHE BOOK OF MICAHThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book und Its MessageTHE BOOK OF HABAKKUKThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF ZECHARIAHThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageTHE BOOK OF MALACHIThe Prophet and His TimesThe Book and Its MessageNOTES TO OVERVIEW OF BIBLICAL BOOKS EXCERPTED IN THE HAFTAROT CYCLEThe Book of JoshuaThe Book of JudgesThe Book of SamuelThe Book of KingsThe Book of Isaiah: Chapters 1–39The Book of Isaiah: Chapters 40–66The Book of JeremiahThe Book of EzekielThe Book of HoseaThe Book of JoelThe Book of AmosThe Book of ObadiahThe Book of MicahThe Book of HabakkukThe Book of ZechariahThe Book of MalachiGUIDE TO HEBREW FOOTNOTESTABLE OF TORAH READINGSINDEX OF HAFTAROT IN ENGLISH ALPHABETICAL; ORDERINDEX OF BIBLICAL PASSAGES
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