haftarah


haf·ta·rah

noun \häf-ˈtr-ə, ˌhäf-tə-ˈrä\

Definition of HAFTARAH

:  one of the biblical selections from the Books of the Prophets read after the parashah in the Jewish synagogue service

Variants of HAFTARAH

haf·ta·rah or haf·to·rah \häf-ˈtr-ə, ˌhäf-tə-ˈrä\

Origin of HAFTARAH

Hebrew haphṭārāh conclusion
First Known Use: 1723

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