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Parashat
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Haftarah
Rosh Hashanah, Day 1
Gen 21:1-34
1 Sam 1:1-2:10
Rosh Hashanah, Day 2
Gen 22:1-24
  Jer 31:1-19

Shabbat Shuva

Deut 32:1-47
  Hos 14:2-10
  Mic 7:18-20
Yom Kippur, Morning
Lev 16:1-34
  Isa 57:14-58:14

Yom Kippur, Afternoon

Lev 18:1-30
  Jon 1:1-4:11
  Mic 7:18-20
Sukkot, Day 1

Lev 22:26-23:44
  Zec 14:1-21
Sukkot, Day 2
1 King 8:2-21
Sukkot, Intermediate Shabbat
Ex 33:12-34:26
  Eze 38:18-39:16
Hoshanah Rabbah
Num 29:26-34
Shemini Atzeret
Deut 14:22-16:17
1 King 8:54-9:1

Simchat Torah
Deut 33:1-34:12
  Jos 1:1-18
Gen 1:1-2:3
 (Jos 1:1-9)

THE SYNAGOGUE READINGS FOR THE HIGH HOLY DAY SEASON


Note:  In the Bible, days begin and end at sunset. The dates used in this prayer guide denote the day that begins that evening: eg. Day 1 begins at sunset on the day indicated.


Below are the Scriptures that are being read in the synagogues during this period. Rosh HaShanah is the Feast of Trumpets or Jewish New Year, which is the first day of our prayer period. It is celebrated for 2 days in Israel. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement – Day 10 of our prayer period. Sukkot is the Feast of Tabernacles on Day 15. Hoshana Rabbah is the last day of Sukkot – Day 21 and Shemini Atzeret is Day 22. Simchat Torah is celebrated on the same day as Shemini Atzeret in Israel but usually the day after in the Diaspora. The Sabbaths are the readings for the Saturdays. Parashat is the portion from the scroll, which is read in the synagogues as part of the annual cyclical Biblical readings. The Torah is the reading from the Pentateuch (first 5 books of the Bible) and the Haftarah is a passage from the remainder of the Old Testament.