Parashat Beha’alotcha 5840 / פָּרָשַׁת בְּהַעֲלֹתְךָ

/ 14 Sivan 5840 (Israel)

Parashat Beha’alotcha is the 36th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Numbers 8:1-12:16

Beha’alotekha (“When You Raise”) opens with God instructing Moses to inaugurate the Levites for service in the Mishkan (Tabernacle). It also recounts the stories of people who request a second chance to offer the Passover sacrifice, complaints of the Israelites and their punishments, and a disease that affects Miriam. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 8:1-14 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 8:15-26 · 12 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 9:1-14 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 9:15-10:10 · 19 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 10:11-34 · 24 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 10:35-11:29 · 31 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 11:30-12:16 · 22 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 12:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 p’sukim

Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 8:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 8:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 8:10-14 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 8:15-22 · 8 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 8:23-26 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 9:1-8 · 8 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 9:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 9:12-14 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Zechariah 3:1-5, 4:1-7 · 12 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Beha’alotcha is read in Israel on:

References

Parashat Beha’alotcha from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Beha’alotcha (Numbers 8:1-12:16) and Haftarah (Zechariah 2:14-4:7): 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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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