Parashat Pinchas 5816 / פָּרָשַׁת פִּינְחָס

/ 24 Tamuz 5816

Parashat Pinchas is the 41st weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Numbers 25:10-30:1

Pinchas opens with God’s promise of a “covenant of peace” for the zealot Pinchas, followed by a census. The daughters of Tzelofchad request and receive new laws regarding inheritance. God instructs Moses to prepare Joshua for leadership, and God describes sacrifices brought daily and on special occasions. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 25:10-26:4 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 26:5-51 · 47 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 26:52-27:5 · 19 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 27:6-23 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 28:1-15 · 15 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 28:16-29:11 · 27 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 29:12-30:1 · 29 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 29:35-30:1 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah*: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 · 22 p’sukim
*Pinchas occurring after 17 Tammuz

Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 25:10-12 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 25:13-15 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 25:16-26:4 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 26:5-11 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 26:12-22 · 11 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 26:23-34 · 12 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 26:35-51 · 17 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 26:48-51 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: I Kings 19:1-16 · 16 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Pinchas is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Pinchas from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1) and Haftarah (Jeremiah 1:1-2:3): 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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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