Parashat Masei / פָּרָשַׁת מַסְעֵי

Parashat Masei is the 43rd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 28 Tamuz 5784.

Torah Portion: Numbers 33:1-36:13

Masei (“Travels”), the final Torah portion in the Book of Numbers, opens with a list of places that the Israelites traveled in the desert. God commands the Israelites to destroy idolatry in the Land of Israel, outlines Israel’s boundaries, and details the laws of cities of refuge for accidental killers. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 33:1-10 · 10 p’sukim
  2. 2: 33:11-49 · 39 p’sukim
  3. 3: 33:50-34:15 · 22 p’sukim
  4. 4: 34:16-29 · 14 p’sukim
  5. 5: 35:1-8 · 8 p’sukim
  6. 6: 35:9-34 · 26 p’sukim
  7. 7: 36:1-13 · 13 p’sukim
  8. maf: 36:11-13 · 3 p’sukim

N.B. special maftir in years 5785

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4 · 26 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 4:1-2 · 27 p’sukim

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5785

Triennial Year 1

See Matot-Masei 5783

Triennial Year 2

See Matot-Masei 5784

Triennial Year 3

See Matot-Masei 5785

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 33:1-3 · 3 p’sukim
  2. 2: 33:4-6 · 3 p’sukim
  3. 3: 33:7-10 · 4 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Masei is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Masei from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Masei (Numbers 33:1-36:13) and Haftarah (Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4): 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
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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