Parashat Behar 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת בְּהַר

/ 20 Iyyar 5782 (Diaspora)

Parashat Behar is the 32nd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 25:1-26:2

Behar (“On The Mountain”) details the laws of the sabbatical year (Shemita), when working the land is prohibited and debts are forgiven. It also sets out laws of indentured servitude and of the Jubilee year (Yovel), when property reverts to its original ownership. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 25:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 25:14-18 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 25:19-24 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 25:25-28 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 25:29-38 · 10 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 25:39-46 · 8 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 25:47-26:2 · 11 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 25:55-26:2 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Jeremiah 32:6-27 · 22 p’sukim

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 25:29-34 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 25:35-38 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 25:39-43 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 25:44-46 · 3 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 25:47-50 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 25:51-54 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 25:55-26:2 · 3 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 25:55-26:2 · 3 p’sukim ·

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

List of Dates

Parashat Behar is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Behar from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2) and Haftarah (Jeremiah 32:6-27): 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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