Parashat Tazria 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת תַזְרִיעַ

/ 1 Nisan 5782

Parashat Tazria is the 27th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 12:1-13:59; Numbers 28:9-15; Exodus 12:1-20

Tazria (“She Bears Seed”) opens by describing the purification process for a woman after childbirth. It then describes different forms of tzaraat, a discoloration condition on skin or clothing, and the requirement of an infected person to dwell alone outside the camp and be inspected by a priest. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 12:1-13:5 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 13:6-17 · 12 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 13:18-23 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 13:24-28 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 13:29-39 · 11 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 13:40-59 · 20 p’sukim ·
  7. 7*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)
  8. maf*: Exodus 12:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)

Haftarah for Ashkenazim*: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18 · 28 p’sukim
*Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)

Haftarah for Sephardim*: Ezekiel 45:18-46:15 · 23 p’sukim
*Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 13:29-34 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 13:35-39 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 13:40-42 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 13:43-46 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 13:47-50 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 13:51-59 · 9 p’sukim ·
  7. 7*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)
  8. maf*: Exodus 12:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)

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

List of Dates

Parashat Tazria is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Tazria from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Tazria (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) and Haftarah (II Kings 4:42-5:19): 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
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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