“Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, but on the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses; for whoever eats anything leavened from the first day until the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel.” - Exodus 12:15 ‘What is...
Around the world Observant Jews read a portion of The Parashat Ha-Shavua (The Weekly Parsha Reading, which is more popularly referred to as the parashah or parshah) from the Torah (Genesis through Deuteronomy) and also from the Haftarah (Major & Minor Prophets). Each individual Parashah reading is usually named by a thematic theme covered within the passage. Observant Messianic Jew & Non Jewish Believers in Yeshua since the inception of the Early Messianic For-Fathers(1), included sections of The Brit Chadashah (Re-New-ed Testament) to the 54 divisions of The Parashot.(2) The Psalms, Proverbs & Job are read through either weekly or monthly along with the other readings.
Acts 13:15, states that “after the reading of the law (Torah) and the prophets (Haftarah)” Paul was invited to deliver an exhortation. Luke 4:17 states that during the Sabbath service in Nazareth the Book of Isaiah (Haftarah) was handed to Jesus, “and when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,” the passage being Isaiah 61:1–2. Unfortunately, the Greek word used there meaning “found” does not make it clear whether the passage read was fixed beforehand or whether it was chosen at random. See Rabinowitz, Louis. “Haftarah.” Encyclopedia Judaica. Eds. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik. Vol. 8. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. 198-200. 22 vols. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Gale.