Parashat Bereshit 5786 / פרשת בְּרֵאשִׁית

Read in the Diaspora on 18 October 2025 (26 Tishrei 5786).

Parashat Bereshit is the 1st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 1:1-6:8

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 1:1-2:3 (34 p'sukim)
  2. 2: 2:4-19 (16 p'sukim)
  3. 3: 2:20-3:21 (27 p'sukim)
  4. 4: 3:22-4:18 (21 p'sukim)
  5. 5: 4:19-22 (4 p'sukim)
  6. 6: 4:23-5:24 (28 p'sukim)
  7. 7: 5:25-6:8 (16 p'sukim)
  8. maf: 6:5-8 (4 p'sukim)
Triennial - year 1
  1. 1: 1:1-5
  2. 2: 1:6-8
  3. 3: 1:9-13
  4. 4: 1:14-19
  5. 5: 1:20-23
  6. 6: 1:24-31
  7. 7: 2:1-3
  8. maf: 2:1-3

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Isaiah 42:5 - 43:10

Haftarah for Sephardim: Isaiah 42:5 - 42:21

List of Dates

Parashat Bereshit is read in the Diaspora on:

References

The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
A Complete Triennial System for Reading the Torah
Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly