Parashat Metzora / פָּרָשַׁת מְּצֹרָע

Parashat Metzora is the 28th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read in the Diaspora on / 1 Iyyar 5783.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 14:1-15:33

Metzora opens by describing the purification process and accompanying sacrifices for one infected with tzaraat, a discoloration condition on the skin. It then describes the process of treating a house infected with tzaraat and the ritual impurity generated by certain bodily discharges. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 14:1-12 · 12 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 14:13-20 · 8 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 14:21-32 · 12 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 14:33-53 · 21 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 14:54-15:15 · 19 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 15:16-28 · 13 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 15:29-33 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 15:31-33 · 3 p’sukim ·

N.B. special maftir in years 5780, 5783, 5786

Haftarah: II Kings 7:3-20 · 18 p’sukim

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5780, 5782, 5783, 5784, 5786, 5787, 5790, 5793

Triennial Year 1

See Tazria-Metzora 5783

Triennial Year 2
  1. 1: 14:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 14:6-9 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 14:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 14:13-15 · 3 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 14:16-20 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 14:21-25 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 14:26-32 · 7 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 14:30-32 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah*: Malachi 3:4-24 · 21 p’sukim
*Shabbat HaGadol

Triennial Year 3

See Tazria-Metzora 5785

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 14:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 14:6-9 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 14:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Metzora is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Metzora 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