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Which word means "section" in Hebrew: Parashah or Haftarah?




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Answer: Parashah

The passage of the Torah that is read weekly is called the Parashah, which in Hebrew means "section."

The passage of the prophets that is read in conjunction with the Parashah is called the Haftarah; the latters Hebrew meaning is uncertain, some claim it means "finishing off," others claim that it means "conclusion."


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