Parashat Korach 5788 / פָּרָשַׁת קוֹרַח

/ 30 Sivan 5788

Parashat Korach is the 38th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Numbers 16:1-18:32, 28:9-15

Parashat Korach recounts the rebellion of Korach (a cousin of Moses and Aaron), Dathan, Abiram, and 250 of their followers. Some rebels are swallowed by the ground, while others are consumed by a fire from God and others die in a plague. The portion ends by describing gifts given to priests and Levites. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 16:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 16:14-19 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 16:20-17:8 · 24 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 17:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 17:16-24 · 9 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 17:25-18:20 · 24 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 18:21-32 · 12 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Haftarah*: Isaiah 66:1-24 · 24 p’sukim
*Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 17:25-18:7 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 18:8-10 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 18:11-13 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 18:14-20 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 18:21-24 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 18:25-29 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 18:30-32 · 3 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Alternate Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:1-15 · 15 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 16:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 16:4-7 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 16:8-13 · 6 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Korach is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Korach from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
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
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020