Parashat Beshalach 5858 / פָּרָשַׁת בְּשַׁלַּח

/ 15 Sh'vat 5858

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. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 13:17-14:8 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 14:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 14:15-25 · 11 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 14:26-15:26 · 32 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 15:27-16:10 · 11 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 16:11-36 · 26 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 17:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 17:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Judges 4:4-5:31 · 52 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: Judges 5:1-31 · 31 p’sukim

Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 13:17-22 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 14:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 14:5-8 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 14:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 14:15-20 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 14:21-25 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 14:26-15:26 · 32 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 15:22-26 · 5 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Judges 4:4-24 · 21 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Beshalach is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Beshalach from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) and Haftarah (Judges 4:4-5:31): 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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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