Torah Tidbits

20 August 2014 / 24 Av 5774
Issue 1036
Shabbat Parshat Ki Tisa
February 28, 2013

Word of the Month

Word of the Month

Hafsaka (break in the sequence of the Four Parshiyot) between Sh’qalim and Zachor, 88.5% of the time. Between Zachor and Para, 39.5%. Never between Para and HaChodesh. Para is Shabbat M’vorchim Chodesh Nissan (not this year) 28% of the time. HaChodesh is M’vorchim (this year) 72% of the time. The Four Parshiyot span five Shabbatot 72% of the time; six Shabbatot, 28% of the time. Sh’qalim ‘belongs’ to Purim (and a bit to Nissan).
Zachor ‘belongs’ to Purim. Para and HaChodesh ‘belong’ to Nissan.

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