Questions tagged [shnayim-mikra]

The practice of reading the weekly Torah portion three times — the actual Scriptural text twice, and the translation once.

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Mistakes in Shnayim Mikrah V'Echad Targum

A question that's always bothered me: when doing the mitzvah of Shnayim Mikrah V'Echad Targum, how accurate must one be in order to fulfill the mitzvah? In other words, let's say one mispronounces a ...
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Which English translation to use for shnayim mikrah?

According to some poskim, a person can be yotzei his obligation of shnayim mikrah ve'echad targum by reading the pesukim twice and an English translation once. If I remember correctly, this is only ...
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May Shnayim Mikrah be done little by little each day?

I know of many people who do Shanyim Mikrah every day (ex. one aliyah per day.) Halachipedia states the practice has been common to do such, and sources it here. However, later down in thes same page, ...
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Is there a Yemenite Taamei Hamikra teacher in Brooklyn?

I was saying shnayim mikra today and bemoaned the fact I don't know how to read it with the trope in the Yemenite tradition. I was wondering if anyone knew where I can learn it from someone locally ...
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Steinsaltz Chumash for targum of shnayim mikra

The Steinsaltz Chumash's English translation has commentary and explanation placed between the words of the pesukim. This added text can take the form of its own clause or sentences, or it can ...
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How to say G-d's names, when reading psukim from targum?

There is prohibition to say G-d's names in vain. Ashkenazim have the practice not to say Hashem's name when reading a pasuk in the gemara or when reading a half pasuk. see here What about reading ...
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Losing track of shnayim mikra progress

I had a paper that kept track which parashiot for which I did not yet learn shnayim mikrah this year. Then I misplaced it. Is there any official advice regarding what to do in that situation, or ...
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How was Shnayim mikra ve-echad targum done before printing?

The source for Shnayim mikra ve-echad targum is the Gemara in Tractate Berakhot 8a: אמר רב הונא בר יהודה אמר רבי אמי "לעולם ישלים אדם פרשיותיו עם הצבור שנים מקרא ואחד תרגום Rav Huna bar Yehuda says ...
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Speaking between two Sidrahs when reading a double Sidrah

While saying Shnayim Mikrah V'echad Targum, it is best not to talk. Magen Avraham (285:11) writes: וְטוֹב שֶׁלֹּא יַפְסִיק כְּלַל בְּשִׂיחָה It is good to not interrupt at all by speaking. Ba'er ...
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