Cheshvan - is the second month of the Civil Year and the eighth month on the ecclesiastical calendar.
"And He appeared"
"Life of Sarah"
"And he went out"
Diaspora reading begins Erev Shabbat - Sundown November 17
Maftir (Hebrew: מפטיר, "concluder") refers to the last person called up to the Torah on Shabbat and holiday mornings: this person also reads the haftarah portion from a related section of the Nevi'im (prophetic books). Messianic also includes the Brit Hadasha (the New Covenant) as the blessings of each portions read.