Parashat Miketz 5865 / פָּרָשַׁת מִקֵּץ

/ 2 Tevet 5865

Parashat Miketz is the 10th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 41:1-44:17; Numbers 7:54-8:4

Miketz (“After”) follows Joseph as he interprets Pharaoh's dreams and rises to become second-in-command to Pharaoh. When Joseph’s brothers come to Egypt seeking food during a famine, Joseph accuses them of spying. He insists that they return with their youngest brother, Benjamin, and later plants a goblet in Benjamin’s bag. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 41:1-14 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 41:15-38 · 24 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 41:39-52 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 41:53-42:18 · 23 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 42:19-43:15 · 35 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 43:16-29 · 14 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 43:30-44:17 · 22 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 7:54-8:4 · 40 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 8 (on Shabbat)

Haftarah*: I Kings 7:40-50 · 11 p’sukim
*Chanukah Day 8 (on Shabbat)

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 41:53-57 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 42:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 42:6-18 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 42:19-28 · 10 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 42:29-38 · 10 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 43:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 43:8-15 · 8 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 7:54-8:4 · 40 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 8 (on Shabbat)

Alternate Haftarah: I Kings 3:16-4:1 · 14 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Miketz is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Miketz from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17; Numbers 7:54-8:4) and Haftarah (I Kings 7:40-50): 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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