Parashat Shemot 5787 / פָּרָשַׁת שְׁמוֹת

/ 23 Tevet 5787

Parashat Shemot is the 13th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Exodus 1:1-6:1

Shemot (“Names”) is the first Torah reading in the Book of Exodus. It opens describing the enslavement of the Israelites in Egypt. Moses is born, placed in a basket on the Nile, and adopted into Pharaoh’s household. He later encounters God at a burning bush and begins his mission of demanding that Pharoah let the Israelites go. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 1:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 1:18-2:10 · 15 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 2:11-25 · 15 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 3:1-15 · 15 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 3:16-4:17 · 24 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 4:18-31 · 14 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 5:1-6:1 · 24 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 5:22-6:1 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 · 23 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 · 22 p’sukim

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 3:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 3:7-10 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 3:11-15 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 3:16-22 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 4:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 4:6-9 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 4:10-17 · 8 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 4:14-17 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Joshua 5:13-6:5, 6:15-16 · 10 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 1:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 1:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 1:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Shemot is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Shemot 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