Parashat Metzora 5768 / פָּרָשַׁת מְּצֹרָע

/ 7 Nisan 5768

Parashat Metzora is the 28th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

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 ·

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

Triennial year 1
  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 ·

Alternate Haftarah: II Kings 5:1-14 · 14 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Metzora is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Metzora from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Metzora (Leviticus 14:1-15:33) and Haftarah (II Kings 7:3-20): 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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