Parashat Shmini 5777 / פָּרָשַׁת שְּׁמִינִי

/ 26 Nisan 5777

Parashat Shmini is the 26th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 9:1-11:47

Shemini (“Eighth”) opens with the consecration of the Mishkan (Tabernacle). Two of Aaron’s sons are consumed by a fire sent from God when they attempt to offer a “strange fire.” God describes the animals, birds, and fish that are permissible and prohibited for consumption, as well as some laws of ritual purity. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 9:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 9:17-23 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 9:24-10:11 · 12 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 10:12-15 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 10:16-20 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 11:1-32 · 32 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 11:33-47 · 15 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 11:45-47 · 3 p’sukim ·
Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 9:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 9:7-10 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 9:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 9:17-23 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 9:24-10:3 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 10:4-7 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 10:8-11 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 10:8-11 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: II Samuel 6:1-7:17 · 40 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: II Samuel 6:1-19 · 19 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 9:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 9:7-10 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 9:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Shmini is read in the Diaspora on:

References

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
Parashat Shmini from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.