Parashat Shoftim / פרשת שׁוֹפְטִים

Read on 14 August 2021 (6 Elul 5781).

Parashat Shoftim is the 48th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9

Parashat Shoftim provides a constitution — a basic societal structure — for the Israelites. The parashah sets out rules for judges, kings, Levites, prophets, cities of refuge, witnesses, war, and unsolved murders. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 16:18-17:13 (18 p'sukim)
  2. 2: 17:14-20 (7 p'sukim)
  3. 3: 18:1-5 (5 p'sukim)
  4. 4: 18:6-13 (8 p'sukim)
  5. 5: 18:14-19:13 (22 p'sukim)
  6. 6: 19:14-20:9 (17 p'sukim)
  7. 7: 20:10-21:9 (20 p'sukim)
  8. maf: 21:7-9 (3 p'sukim)
Triennial Year 1
22 Aug 2020
  1. 1: 16:18-20 (3 v.)
  2. 2: 16:21-17:7 (9 v.)
  3. 3: 17:8-10 (3 v.)
  4. 4: 17:11-13 (3 v.)
  5. 5: 17:14-17 (4 v.)
  6. 6: 17:18-20 (3 v.)
  7. 7: 18:1-5 (5 v.)
  8. maf: 18:3-5 (3 v.)
Triennial Year 2
14 Aug 2021
  1. 1: 18:6-8 (3 v.)
  2. 2: 18:9-13 (5 v.)
  3. 3: 18:14-17 (4 v.)
  4. 4: 18:18-22 (5 v.)
  5. 5: 19:1-7 (7 v.)
  6. 6: 19:8-10 (3 v.)
  7. 7: 19:11-13 (3 v.)
  8. maf: 19:11-13 (3 v.)
Triennial Year 3
3 Sep 2022
  1. 1: 19:14-21 (8 v.)
  2. 2: 20:1-4 (4 v.)
  3. 3: 20:5-9 (5 v.)
  4. 4: 20:10-14 (5 v.)
  5. 5: 20:15-20 (6 v.)
  6. 6: 21:1-6 (6 v.)
  7. 7: 21:7-9 (3 v.)
  8. maf: 21:7-9 (3 v.)

Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12 - 52:12 (24 p'sukim)

List of Dates

Parashat Shoftim 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
"Shofetim (parsha) from Wikipedia" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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