Parashat Chayei Sara 5777 / פָּרָשַׁת חַיֵּי שָֹרָה

/ 25 Cheshvan 5777

Parashat Chayei Sara is the 5th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 23:1-25:18

Chayei Sarah (“The Life of Sarah”) opens as Sarah dies and Abraham buys the Cave of Machpelah to bury her. Abraham sends his servant to find a wife for Isaac. The servant meets Rebecca at a well, and Rebecca returns with the servant to marry Isaac. Abraham remarries, has more children, and dies at age 175. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 23:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 23:17-24:9 · 13 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 24:10-26 · 17 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 24:27-52 · 26 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 24:53-67 · 15 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 25:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 25:12-18 · 7 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 25:16-18 · 3 p’sukim ·
Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 23:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 23:5-7 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 23:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 23:13-16 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 23:17-20 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 24:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 24:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 24:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: I Kings 1:1-31 · 31 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 23:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 23:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 23:13-16 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Chayei Sara is read in the Diaspora on:

References

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
Parashat Chayei Sara from Sefaria.org
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