/ 17 Sh'vat 5612
Parashat Beshalach is the 16th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Beshalach (“When He Let Go”) describes the splitting of the Red Sea and the song the Israelites sing upon crossing through. In the desert, God sweetens bitter water and provides manna and quail. The portion ends recounting the victory of the Israelites against an attack by the Amalekites. 
Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Judges 4:4-5:31 · 52 p’sukim
Haftarah for Sephardim: Judges 5:1-31 · 31 p’sukim