Parashat Shmini 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת שְּׁמִינִי

/ 23 Adar II 5782

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

Torah Portion: Leviticus 9:1-11:47; Numbers 19:1-22

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*: Numbers 19:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Parah

Haftarah for Ashkenazim*: Ezekiel 36:16-38 · 23 p’sukim
*Shabbat Parah

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

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 11:1-8 · 8 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 11:9-12 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 11:13-19 · 7 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 11:20-28 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 11:29-32 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 11:33-38 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 11:39-47 · 9 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 19:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Parah

Alternate Haftarah: Hosea 9:1-9 · 9 p’sukim

List of Dates

Parashat Shmini is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Shmini 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