- 21 of Tamuz, 5773
- כ״א בְּתָּמוּז תשע״ג
God gives Pinhas a covenant of peace;
God explains the apportionment of
the Land of Israel; the daughters of
Tzelophechad petition to inherit their
Moses appoints Joshua his successor.
Moses Sees the Promised Land from Afar
(watercolor circa 1896–1902 by James Tissot)
The haftarah selection is from
Kings I, 18:46-19:21.
The haftarah for Parashat Pinhas features the last,
and perhaps most famous, biblical story about
Living during the reign of the evil Israelite
king Ahab and his even-worse queen, Jezebel,
Elijah gained a reputation for working
miracles and crusading against idolatry.
The haftarah begins just after Elijah has
slaughtered 450 worshipers of Ba'al
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Moses Names Joshua To Succeed Him
(woodcut by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
from the 1860 Bible in Pictures)