Parashat Chukat 5774 / פרשת חֻקַּת

Read on 28 June 2014 (30 Sivan 5774).

Parashat Chukat is the 39th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Numbers 19:1-22:1

Parashat Chukat sets out the laws of corpse contamination (tumat hamet) and purification with the water of lustration prepared with the Red Cow (פָרָה אֲדֻמָּה, parah adumah, also called the “Red Heifer”). It also reports the deaths of Miriam and Aaron, the failure of Moses at the Waters of Meribah, and the conquest of Arad, the Amorites, and Bashan. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 19:1-17 (17 p'sukim)
  2. 2: 19:18-20:6 (11 p'sukim)
  3. 3: 20:7-13 (7 p'sukim)
  4. 4: 20:14-21 (8 p'sukim)
  5. 5: 20:22-21:9 (17 p'sukim)
  6. 6: 21:10-20 (11 p'sukim)
  7. 7: 21:21-22:1 (16 p'sukim)
  8. maf: 28:9-15 (7 p'sukim) - Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1 - 66:24 (24 p'sukim) - Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Regular Haftarah for Chukat: Judges 11:1 - 11:33

List of Dates

Parashat Chukat is read in Israel on:

References

The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
"Chukat from Wikipedia" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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