MAFTIR (Heb. מַפְטִיר; "one who concludes"), name given to the three or more concluding verses of the weekly Sabbath sidrah ("Torah portion") as well as to the final verses of the portions read on festivals and public fast days . The person who is called up to the reading from the Torah of these passages and who then recites the haftarah from the Prophets is also called maftir.

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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