Parashat Lech-Lecha 5713 / פָּרָשַׁת לֶךְ־לְךָ

/ 13 Cheshvan 5713

Parashat Lech-Lecha is the 3rd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 12:1-17:27

Lech Lecha (“Go Forth”) recounts Abraham’s (here known as Abram) first encounter with God, his journey to Canaan, the birth of his son Ishmael, the covenant between him, his descendants, and God, and God’s commandment to circumcise the males of his household. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 12:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 12:14-13:4 · 11 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 13:5-18 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 14:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 14:21-15:6 · 10 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 15:7-17:6 · 37 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 17:7-27 · 21 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 17:24-27 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16 · 21 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Lech-Lecha is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Lech-Lecha from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Lech-Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) and Haftarah (Isaiah 40:27-41:16): 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

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