Parashat Tazria 5798 / פָּרָשַׁת תַזְרִיעַ

/ 27 Adar II 5798

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

Torah Portion: Leviticus 12:1-13:59; 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: 13:40-54 · 15 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 13:55-59 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Exodus 12:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh

Haftarah*: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18 · 28 p’sukim
*Shabbat HaChodesh

Triennial year 1
  1. 1: 12:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 12:5-8 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 13:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 13:6-17 · 12 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 13:18-23 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 13:24-28 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 13:29-39 · 11 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Exodus 12:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh

Alternate Haftarah: Isaiah 46:3-13 · 11 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 12:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 12:5-8 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 13:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Tazria is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Tazria 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