Haphtarah

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Haphtarah

(hɑːfˈtəʊrə; Hebrew haftaˈraː)
n, pl -taroth (-ˈtəʊrəʊt; Hebrew -taˈroːt) or -tarahs
(Judaism) a variant spelling of Haftarah
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haf•ta•rah

or haph•ta•rah

(hɑfˈtɔr ə, -ˈtoʊr ə, ˌhɑf tɑˈrɑ)

n., pl. -ta•rahs, -ta•roth, -ta•rot (-tɑˈrɔt)
a portion of the Prophets read in the synagogue on the Sabbath and holy days immediately after the parashah.
[1890–95; < Hebrew haphṭārāh literally, finish, ending]
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Noun1.Haphtarah - a short selection from the Prophets read on every Sabbath in a Jewish synagogue following a reading from the Torah
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