Parashat Achrei Mot 5793 / פָּרָשַׁת אַחֲרֵי מוֹת

/ 24 Nisan 5793

Parashat Achrei Mot is the 29th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 16:1-18:30

Achrei Mot (“After The Death”) opens by describing the ritual service of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It then details the prohibitions of offering sacrifices outside of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) and of eating animal blood, and ends with a list of forbidden sexual relations. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 16:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 16:18-24 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 16:25-34 · 10 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 17:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 17:8-18:5 · 14 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 18:6-21 · 16 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 18:22-30 · 9 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 18:28-30 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Ezekiel 22:1-19 · 19 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: Ezekiel 22:1-16 · 16 p’sukim

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 17:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 17:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 17:13-16 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 18:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 18:6-21 · 16 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 18:22-25 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 18:26-30 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 18:26-30 · 5 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Ezekiel 20:2-20 · 19 p’sukim

Achrei Mot: The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin (paid link)

List of Dates

Parashat Achrei Mot is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Achrei Mot from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Achrei Mot (Leviticus 16:1-18:30) and Haftarah (Ezekiel 22:1-19): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary (JPS Study Bible) (paid link)
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, Jewish Publication Society, 2017
The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
A Complete Triennial System for Reading the Torah
Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly, 1988
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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