Haftarah for Parshat Vayelech (Shabbat Shuvah)-Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20.Isaiah 55:6-56:8

The Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is known as Shabbat Shuva or “Shabbat of Return (Repentance).” The name is a reference to the opening words of the week’s haftorah, “Shuva Israel — Return O Israel.” This haftorah is read in honor of the Ten Days of Repentance, the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The prophet Hosea exhorts the Jewish people to “Return, O Israel, to the L-rd your G‑d,” encouraging them to repent sincerely and ask for G‑d’s forgiveness:

http://www.chabad.org/parshah/article_cdo/aid/566239/jewish/Haftorah-in-a-Nutshell.htm

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6 Responses to Haftarah for Parshat Vayelech (Shabbat Shuvah)-Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20.Isaiah 55:6-56:8

  1. Kabbalah teaches that before creating the universe, G-d consulted his blueprint – the Torah:

    http://www.kabbalaonline.org/kabbalah/article_cdo/aid/380114/jewish/To-Be-Read-by-the-King.htm

  2. Seek the Lord when he can still be found;
    call him while he is yet near:

    http://www.thirdwell.org/Haftarah-Torah-Portion-Vayelech.html

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