Tres porciones de la Torá y sus Haftoros – Three Torah Portions and Their Haftoros

El nueve de Av marca la destrucción de ambos templos. Tres Haftarot, conocidas como “Las Tres [Haftarot] de Castigo” son leídas en los tres Shabatot que preceden al Nueve de Av. Luego, en el Shabat siguiente al Nueve de Av, comienza la serie de “Las Siete [Haftarot] de Consuelo”.
La primera Haftará de consuelo es Najamú, la que acompaña la porción de la Tora de Vaetjanán. La Haftará de Va-Tomar Tzión (sigue la semana después) es leída en conjunción con la porción de Ékev a la semana siguiente, y ésta, a su vez, es seguida de la Haftará de Aniá Soará que es leída en conexión con Reé.

Todas las materias relacionadas con Tora son precisas. Seguramente, la yuxtaposición de estas porciones de la Tora con estas particulares Haftarot no es mera circunstancia fortuita. ¿Cuál es la relación entre estas porciones y sus Haftarot?
La destrucción de ambos Templos causó mucho más que simple aniquilación física: también causó que la Divinidad partiera, como si fuere de este mundo. Esta circunstancia es revivida anualmente el Nueve de Av -y es necesario comenzar el servicio espiritual de nuevo.

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Three Torah Portions and Their Haftoros

The Ninth of Av marks the destruction of both Holy Temples. Three Haftoros, known as “The Three [Haftoros] of Punishment” are read on the three Shabbasos that precede the Ninth of Av.Then, on the Shabbos following the Ninth of Av, there begins the series of “The Seven [Haftoros] of Consolation.”

The first Haftorah of consolation is Nachamu, which accompanies the Torah portion of Vaes’chanan. The Haftorah of VaTomar Tziyon follows the week after,andis read in conjunction with the portion of Eikev. This, in turn, is followed by the Haftorah of Aniyah so’arah that is read in connection with Re’eh.

All matters relating to Torah are precise. Surely, the juxtaposition of these particular Torah portions with these particular Haftoros is not mere happenstance. What is the relationship between these portions and their Haftoros?

The destruction of both Holy Temples caused much more than mere physical annihilation; it also caused G‑dliness to depart, as it were, from this world.1 This occurrence is annually relived on the Ninth of Av — and following this occurrence it is necessary to begin spiritual service anew.

Every new beginning, particularly a new spiritual beginning, must first be empowered by G‑d and receive His blessing — an “arousal from Above that precedes the arousal from below.”2

This is why we read the portion of Vaes’chanan on the first Shabbos after the Ninth of Av. It is then that spiritual service begins anew, and it is then that we ask for G‑d’s blessing in this quest — a plea implicit in the word Vaes’chanan. For as our Sages explain, Vaes’chanan means a plea for “an undeserved gift,”3 i.e., a gift not necessarily commensurate with our spiritual efforts.

Appropriately, then, we also read the Haftorah of Nachamu: “Comfort, comfort My people, says your G‑d”4 — a form of blessing and consolation that comes entirely from Above.

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