Parashat Chukat is the 39th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read in the Diaspora on / 12 Tamuz 5783.
Chukat (“Law Of”) opens by describing the process of burning the red heifer and using its ashes for purification. It also tells the stories of the deaths of Miriam and Aaron, Moses’ striking of a rock to bring forth water, a plague of venomous snakes, and battles against the Emorite kings Sihon and Og. 
N.B. special maftir in years 5795
Haftarah: Judges 11:1-33 · 33 p’sukim
N.B. special Haftarah in years 5795
Alternate Haftarah: Judges 11:12-27 · 16 p’sukim