Parashot Readings

Torah, Haftorah and Brit HaHadasha


B’REISHEET in the beginning Genesis 1:1-6:8, Is. 42:5-43:10, Rev. 22:6-21
NOACH Noah (rest) Gen. 6:9-11:32, Is. 54:1-55:5, Mt. 24:36-46
LECH L’CHA go forth, yourself! Gen. 12:1-17:27, Is. 40:27-41:16, Rom. 4:1-25
VAYERA and He appeared Gen. 18:1-22:24, 2 Ki. 4:1-37, Lk. 1:26-38; 24:36-53
CHAYEI SARAH life of Sarah Gen. 23:1-25:18, 1 Ki. 1:1-31, Mt. 1:1-17
TOL’DOT generations Gen. 25:19-28:9, Mal. 1:1-2:7, Rom. 9:1-13
VAYETSE and he went out Gen. 28:10-32:2 (3 Hbw), Hos. 11:7-14:9(10 Hbw), John 1:19-51
VAYISHLACH and he sent Gen. 32:3 (4 Hbw)-36:43, Obad. 1:1-21, Heb. 11:11-20
VAYESHEV and he settled Gen. 37:1-40:23, Amos 2:6-3:8, Mt. 1:1-6, 16-25
MIKETZ at the end of Gen. 41:1-44:17, 1 Ki. 3:15-4:1, Mt. 27:15-46
VAYIGASH and he drew near Gen. 44:18-47:27, Ezek. 37:15-28, Lk. 6:12-16
VAY’CHI and he lived Gen. 47:28-50:26, 1 Ki. 2:1-12, 1 Pet. 1:1-9


SH’MOT names Exodus 1:1-6:1, Is. 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23, Jer. 1:1-2:3, 1 Cor. 14:13-25
VA’ERA and I appeared Ex. 6:2-9:35, Ezek. 28:25-29:21, Rev. 16:1-21
BO enter! Ex. 10:1-13:16, Jer. 46:13-28, Rom. 9:14-29
B’SHALACH when he let go Ex. 13:17-17:16, Jud. 4:4-5:31, Rev. 19:1-20:6
YITRO Jethro (abundance) Ex. 18:1-20:26 (23 Hbw,), Is. 6:1-7:6; 9:6-7(5-6 Hbw), Mt. 5:8-20
MISHPATIM judgments Ex. 21:1-24:18, Jer. 34:8-22, 33:25-26, Mt. 17:1-11
T’RUMAH offering Ex. 25:1-27:19, 1 Ki. 5:12 (26 Hbw)-6:13, 2 Cor. 9:1-15
T’TSAVEH you shall command Ex. 27:20-30:10, Ez. 43:10-27, Heb. 13:10-16
KI TISA when you elevate Ex. 30:11-34:35, 1 Ki. 18:1-39, 2 Cor. 3:1-18
VAYAKHEL and he assembled Ex. 35:1-38:20, 1 Ki. 7:13-26, 40-50, Heb. 9:1-11
P’KUDEI accountings of Ex. 38:21-40:38, 1 Ki. 7:51-8:21, Heb. 8:1-12

VAYIKRA and He called Leviticus 1:1-6:7 (5:26 Hbw), Is. 43:21-44:23, Heb. 10:1-18
TSAV command! Lev. 6:8(1 Hbw)-8:36, Jer. 7:21-8:3; 9:23-24 (22-23 Hbw), Heb. 9:11-28
SH’MINI eighth Lev. 9:1-11:47, 2 Sam. 6:1-7:17, Heb. 7:1-19
TAZRIA she bears seed Lev. 12:1-13:59, 2 Ki. 4:42-5:19a, Lk. 7:18-35
M’TSORA infected one Lev. 14:1-15:33, 2 Ki. 7:3-20, Mt. 23:16-24:2, 30-31
ACHAREI MOT after the death Lev. 16:1-18:30, Amos 9:7-15 (Ash.), Ez. 22:1-16 (Seph.), 1 Cor. 6:9-20
K’DOSHIM holy ones Lev. 19:1-20:27, Ez. 22:1-19 (Ash.), Ez. 20:2-20 (Seph.), Mt. 5:43-48
EMOR say! Lev. 21:1-24:23, Ez. 44:15-31, Lk. 14:12-24
B’HAR on the Mount Lev. 25:1-26:2, Jer. 32:6-27, Lk. 4:16-21

B’CHUKOTAI in My statutes Lev. 26:3-27:34, Jer. 16:19-17:14, Mt. 22:1-14

B’MIDBAR in the wilderness Numbers 1:1-4:20, Hos. 2:1-22, Rom. 9:22-33
NASO elevate! Num. 4:21-7:89, Jud. 13:2-25, Jn. 12:20-36
B’HA’ALOT’CHA in your making go up Num. 8:1-12:16, Zech. 2:10(14 Hbw)-4:7, Rev. 11:1-19
SH’LACH L’CHA send for yourself! Num. 13:1-15:41, Josh. 2:1-24, Heb. 3:7-4:1
KORACH Korah (bald) Num. 16:1-18:32, 1 Sam. 11:14-12:22, Acts 5:1-11
CHUKAT ordinance of Num. 19:1-22:1, Jud. 11:1-33, Jn. 3:10-21
BALAK Balak (destroyer) Num. 22:2-25:9, Mic. 5:6-6:8, Rom. 11:25-32
PINCHAS Phinehas (dark-skinned) Num. 25:10-29:40(30:1 Hbw), 1 Ki. 18:46-19:21, Jn. 2:13-25
MATOT tribes Num. 30:1(2 Hbw)-32:42, Jer. 1:1-2:3, Phil. 3:7-21
MAS’EI journeys of Num. 33:1-36:13, Jer. 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2, Jas. 4:1-12


D’VARIM words Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22, Is. 1:1-27, Acts 9:1-21
V’ET’CHANAN and I pleaded Dt. 3:23-7:11, Is. 40:1-26, Mt. 23:31-39
EKEV as a result Dt. 7:12-11:25, Is. 49:14-51:3, Heb. 11:8-13
R’EH see! Dt. 11:26-16:17, Is. 54:11-55:5, Jn. 7:37-52
SHOF’TIM judges Dt. 16:18-21:9, Is. 51:12-52:12, Jn. 1:19-27
KI TETSE when you go out Dt. 21:10-25:19, Is. 54:1-10, 1 Cor. 5:1-5
KI TAVO when you enter in Dt. 26:1-29:9(8 Hbw), Is. 60:1-22, Lk. 21:1-4
NITSAVIM you are standing Dt. 29:10(9 Hbw)-30:20, Is. 61:10-63:9, Rom. 10:1-12
VAYELECH and he went Dt. 31:1-30, Hos. 14:2-10, Joel 2:11-27, Mic. 7:18-20, Is. 55:6-56:8, Rom. 10:14-18
HA’AZINU give ear! Dt. 32:1-52, 2 Sam. 22:1-51, Rom. 10:17-11:12

V’ZOT HAB’RACHAH and this the blessing Dt. 33:1-34:12, Josh. 1:1-18, Rev. 22:1-5


CHAGIM Holidays/Festivals Holiday Readings

CHANUKKAH (Feast of) Dedication Num. 7:1-11, Zech. 2:14-4:7, 1 Ki. 7:40-50, Jn. 9:1-7, 10:22-39
TU B’SH’VAT15th of Sh’vat (new year for trees) Ps. 104:16-17, Ps. 120-134, Mt. 7:13-24, 28-29
1) SH’KALIM Shekel (head tax to pay before 1 Nisan) Ex. 30:11-16, 2 Ki. 12:1-17 (Ash.), 2 Ki. 11:17-12:17 (Seph.)
2 ) ZACHOR Remember! (what Amalek did to you) Dt. 25:17-19, 1 Sam. 15:2-34
PURIM Lots (story of Queen Esther) Ex. 17:8-16, Esther, Ps. 3:3, Heb. 11
3) PARAH Cow (red heifer’s ashes purify for Pesach) Num. 19:1-22, Ez. 36:16-38 (Ash.), Ez. 36:16-36 (Seph.)

4) HACHODESH The Month (Nisan begins civil year) Ex. 12:1-20, Ez. 45:16-46:18 (Ash.), Ez. 45:16-46:15 (Seph.)
5) HAGADOL The Great (Elijah heralds Messiah) no add’l Torah, Mal. 3:4-24
PESACH Passover Ex. 12:21-51 (maftir Num. 28:16-25), Josh. 3:5-7, 5:2-15, 6:1, 27, Jn. 1:29-31, 10:14-18
SHABBAT CHOL HAMO’ED Sabbath of the festival Ex. 33:12-34:26 (maftir Num. 28:19-25) , Ez. 37:1-14, Jn. 5:14-30
PESACH, 7th day Passover, 7th day Ex. 13:17-15:26 (maftir Num. 28:19-25) , 2 Sam. 22:1-51, Rev. 15:1-4
YOM HASHOAH Holocaust Memorial Day Dt. 4:30-40, Rev. 6:9-11
YOM HA’ATZMA’UT Day of Independence (Israel) Dt. 11:8-21, Is. 10:32-11:12, Mt. 24:29-44
LAG BAOMER 33rd day counting the omer no special reading
SHAVUOT(Feast of) Weeks (Pentecost) Ex. 19:1-20:23 (maftir Num. 28:26-31) , Ez. 1:1-28, 3:12, Jn. 1:32-34, Mt. 3:11-17
SHABBAT CHAZON Sabbath of Vision (of afflictions) standard readings for Parashat D’varim; last of 3 haftarot of affliction, warning of temple’s destruction
TSOM TISH’AH B’AV Fast of 9th of Av (temple destroyed) Dt. 4:25-40, Jer. 8:13-9:23, Mt. 23:1-3, 16-23, 34-24:3
SHABBAT NACHAMU Sabbath of Comfort standard readings for Parashat v’Et’chanan; first of 7 haftarot of comfort after temple is destroyed
ROSH HASHANAH Head of the Year (New Year) Gen. 21:1-34 (maftir Num. 29:1-6) , 1 Sam. 1:1-2:10, 1 Thes. 4:13-18
YOM KIPPUR Day of Atonement Lev. 16:1-34 (maftir Num. 29:7-11) , Is. 57:14-58:14, 2 Cor. 5:10-21
SUKKOT (Feast of) Booths/Tabernacles Lev. 22:26-23:44 (maftir Num. 29:12-16) , Zech. 14:1-24, Rev. 7:1-10
SHABBAT CHOL HAMO’ED Sabbath of the festival Ex. 33:12-34:26 (maftir Num. 29:17-22) , Ez. 38:18-39:16, Rev. 19:1-16 no intermediate Shabbat this year
HOSHANA RABBAH Great Deliverance Num. 29:32-34, Jn. 7:1-2, 37-42
SH’MINI ATSERET 8th day Conclusion (of Sukkot) Dt. 14:22-16:17 (maftir Num. 29:35-30:1) , 1 Ki. 8:54-9:1, Mt. 17:1-9
SIMCHAT TORAH Joy of the Torah Dt. 33-34, Gen. 1:1-2:3 (maftir Num. 29:35-30:1) , Josh. 1:1-18, Mt. 5:17-48


Note 1-5 are 5 special Shabbats before Passover with additional Torah and replacement Haftarah readings