- [hα:f'təʊrα:](also Haphtarah, Haphtorah)noun (plural Haftoroth -rəʊt) Judaism a short reading from the Prophets following the reading from the Law in a synagogue.Originfrom Heb. hap̱ṭārāh 'dismissal'.
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haftorah — noun see haftarah … New Collegiate Dictionary
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