Parashat Emor / פָּרָשַׁת אֱמוֹר

Parashat Emor is the 31st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 10 Iyyar 5784.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 21:1-24:23

Emor (“Say”) opens with laws regulating priestly behavior, working in the Mishkan (Tabernacle), and consuming sacrifices and priestly food. It describes the biblical holidays of Passover, Shavuot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot, and ends with a story about a blasphemer and his punishment. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 21:1-15 · 15 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 21:16-22:16 · 25 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 22:17-33 · 17 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 23:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 23:23-32 · 10 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 23:33-44 · 12 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 24:1-23 · 23 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 24:21-23 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15-31 · 17 p’sukim

Triennial Year 1
  1. 1: 21:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 21:7-12 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 21:13-15 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 21:16-24 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 22:1-9 · 9 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 22:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 22:13-16 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 22:13-16 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15-24 · 10 p’sukim

Triennial Year 2
  1. 1: 22:17-20 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 22:21-25 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 22:26-33 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 23:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 23:4-8 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 23:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 23:15-22 · 8 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 23:19-22 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Malachi 2:1-10, 2:7 · 11 p’sukim

Triennial Year 3
  1. 1: 23:23-25 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 23:26-32 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 23:33-44 · 12 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 24:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 24:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 24:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 24:13-23 · 11 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 24:21-23 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Nachum 1:1-7, 2:1-3, 2:2b-3a · 12 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 21:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 21:7-12 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 21:13-15 · 3 p’sukim ·

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

List of Dates

Parashat Emor is read in Israel on:

References

Parashat Emor from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) and Haftarah (Ezekiel 44:15-31): 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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