Parashat Beshalach 5786 / פָּרָשַׁת בְּשַׁלַּח
/ 13 Sh'vat 5786
Parashat Beshalach is the 16th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Exodus 13:17-17:16
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. 
See Diaspora reading
Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Judges 4:4-5:31 · 52 p’sukim
Haftarah for Sephardim: Judges 5:1-31 · 31 p’sukim
Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
Commentary and Divrei Torah
List of DatesParashat Beshalach is read in Israel on:
- The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
- Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
- Parashat Beshalach from Sefaria.org
- Sefaria, Inc.