Shabbat Zachor 2025 / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר 5785

Shabbat Zachor (Shabbat before Purim) for Hebrew Year 5785 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on .

Shabbat Zachor ("Sabbath [of] remembrance שבת זכור) is the Shabbat immediately preceding Purim. Deuteronomy 25:17-19, describing the attack by Amalek, is recounted. There is a tradition from the Talmud that Haman, the antagonist of the Purim story, was descended from Amalek. The portion that is read includes a commandment to remember the attack by Amalek, and therefore at this public reading both men and women make a special effort to hear the reading.
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Dates for Shabbat Zachor

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Zachor 2022 9 Adar II 5782
Shabbat Zachor 2023 11 Adar 5783
Shabbat Zachor 2024 13 Adar II 5784
Shabbat Zachor 2025 8 Adar 5785
Shabbat Zachor 2026 11 Adar 5786
Shabbat Zachor 2027 11 Adar II 5787
Shabbat Zachor 2028 13 Adar 5788
Shabbat Zachor 2029 9 Adar 5789

Tanakh

Shabbat Zachor / שַׁבָּת זָכוֹר

Torah Portion: Exodus 27:20-30:10; Deuteronomy 25:17-19

  1. 1: Exodus 27:20-28:12 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 28:13-30 · 18 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 28:31-43 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 29:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 29:19-37 · 19 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 29:38-46 · 9 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 30:1-10 · 10 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: Deuteronomy 25:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: I Samuel 15:2 - 15:34 · 33 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Special Shabbat#Shabbat Zachor" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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