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Jacob now settled in the land of his father's sojourning, in the land of Canaan. - Genesis 37:1

Haftarah Portion: Isaiah 61:10-63:9

Deuteronomy 29:9-31:30

Haftarah Portion: Hos. 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27

Deuteronomy 32:1-52

Haftarah Portion: Isaiah 58:1−14/Jonah 1:1−4:11

Deuteronomy 29:9-14, 30:11-20
Leviticus 19:1−4, 9−18, 32−37 

Haftarah Portion: Ezekiel 38:18–39:7 (39:16) / Ecclesiastes

Exodus 33:12–34:26
Chol HaMo-eid Sukkot


Hanukkah (alternately spelled Chanukah), meaning "dedication" in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E.


Selichot, a Hebrew word meaning "forgiveness," refers to the special penitential prayers recited by Jews throughout the High Holy Days.

Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah (literally, "Head of the Year") is the celebration of the Jewish New Year, observed on the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is the "Day of Atonement" and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance.


Sukkot, a Hebrew word meaning "booths" or "huts," refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest.  It also commemorates the 40 years of Jewish wandering in the desert after the giving of the Torah atop Mt. Sinai.