שבת זכור – A special Shabbat and the second of the Four Parshiyot, Shabbat Zachor occurs on the Shabbat preceding Purim. The maftir comes from Ki Tetze, including the commandment to remember what Amalek did to Benei Yisrael, from which its name, Zachor (“remember”), is taken; the haftarah is Shmuel Alef 15:2-34.
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