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The basic law (Megillah 31b) is to read the Torah sequentially, but occasionally the sequence is interrupted (such as on Yom Tov) and then resumed. All other breaking points are entirely customary. Historically some communities read sequentially to finish the Torah every 3 or so years, and others read to finish every year. The latter one is the widespread ...


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If a parsha is skipped, it will indeed be read the following week. To achieve this, there are some Shabbatot where two Torah portions are being read (it will happen soon with Matot-Massei). This enables every single Torah portion to be read over the course of a year. Depending on how many holidays fall on Shabbat in a particular year, there will be varying ...


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