Definition of Haftara
1. haphtara [n -RAS, -ROT or -ROTH] - See also: haphtara
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Literary usage of Haftara
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jewish Services in Synagogue and Home by Lewis Naphtali Dembitz (1898)
"The German Jews modify the prophetic trope still further into a very sad air for the Book of Lamentations and for the haftara of the Sabbath preceding the ..."
2. Journal of Theological Studies (1903)
"The passages from Numbers and Joel are read on the Monday and Tuesday in Whitsun-week. * See the art. ' haftara ' in Hamburger ..."
3. The Reform Movement in Judaism by David Philipson (1907)
"... assigned Torah-lection, the special haftara and songs appropriate to the holiday.3 All piyyutim, whether for Sabbath or holidays, are to be abolished. ..."
4. The Jews Under Roman Rule by William Douglas Morrison (1890)
"... included the older historical books, were only read on Sabbath mornings, and only one reader performed this duty. Cf. Art. " haftara," ..."