Home Subscribe Services Support Us
Print Version

Email this article to a friend

Summary of The Haftorah:

Haftorah Bereishis
Isaiah 42:5 - 43:10

The first verse of the Haftorah connects the reading to the theme of the Parsha. "So said G-d. "Hashem Who creates the heavens…" However, Yishaya's prophecy is not recounting the past; instead, it describes creation as an ongoing phenomenon and process. "In His goodness He constantly renews Creation every day." As such, we should begin each day with a "new song" (43:10) proclaiming G-d's praises.

The concept of daily recreation is the foundation for renewed optimism regardless of past failures and consequences. We start fresh every day - and in truth, every moment. At the same time it challenges us not to rest on past laurels. Every day we must renew our determination to realize and accomplish the purpose of our individual and national creation.

What is that purpose? (43:10) "You are My witnesses… and My servant whom I have chosen, so that you will know and believe in Me, and understand that I am He …"

View all Haftorah Summaries

Subscribe to Haftorah-Summary and receive this weekly class via e-mail.

Haftorah Summary by Rabbi Aron Tendler



View Complete List

Values We Can Trust
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5759

Letting Go...
Rabbi Yochanan Zweig - 5776

The Higher Standard
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5764

Frumster - Orthodox Jewish Dating

Growth Investment
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5760

The Stuff Of Unity
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5765

Forever Free
Shlomo Katz - 5775


Judgement to the Side of Merit
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5758

Might Through Justice
Shlomo Katz - 5770

Beyond the Letter of the Law
Rabbi Berel Wein - 5761

Looking for a Chavrusah?

A Giant Step Toward Holiness
Rabbi Label Lam - 5769

A True Friend
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5775

Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5774

> All for One
Rabbi Raymond Beyda - 5766

Beyond the Letter of the Law
Rabbi Berel Wein - 5764

Rabbi Label Lam - 5765

Story of Receiving The Torah
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5762

Project Genesis Home

Torah Portion

Jewish Law



Learn the Basics




Ask The Rabbi

Knowledge Base


About Us

Contact Us

Free Book on Geulah! Home Copyright Information