Parashat Bereshit 5787 / פרשת בְּרֵאשִׁית

Read in the Diaspora on 10 October 2026 (29 Tishrei 5787).

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 2
  1. 1: 2:4-9
  2. 2: 2:10-19
  3. 3: 2:20-25
  4. 4: 3:1-21
  5. 5: 3:22-24
  6. 6: 4:1-18
  7. 7: 4:19-26
  8. maf: 4:23-26

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: I Samuel 20:18 - 20:42 - Shabbat Machar Chodesh

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