Haftarah for Beha’alotcha & Shabbat Hanukkah

Looking toward the rebuilding of the Temple.

Haftarah for Vayeshev

Amos warns the people: "Do not treat the poor unfairly."

Haftarah for Vayishlach

The fate of the Edomites.

Haftarah for Vayetzei

Hosea tells the Israelite kingdom: God's punishments will be harsh, but repentance is possible.

Haftarah for Toldot

God's expectations for the Israelites and the priests.

Haftarah for Chayei Sara

In David's weakest moment, his throne becomes vulnerable.

Haftarah for Vayera

The prophet Elisha performs two miracles.

Haftarah for Lech-Lecha

God has not abandoned His people.

Haftarah Noach

Isaiah 54:1-55:5 has several layers of metaphors alluding to the great flood.

Haftarah for Bereshit

To complement the creation of the world, a promise of redemption.


Since the destruction of the Temples, Jews have struggled with the enduring meaning and legacy of the sacrificial rites.

The Red Heifer

A purification ritual using the ashes of a cow.