Parashat Toldot 5781 / פָּרָשַׁת תּוֹלְדוֹת
/ 5 Kislev 5781
Parashat Toldot is the 6th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Genesis 25:19-28:9
Toldot (“Generations”) opens with the births of Isaac and Rebecca’s twins, Jacob and Esau. Esau sells his birthright to Jacob in exchange for soup. Isaac and Rebecca travel to Gerar, where Isaac makes a peace treaty with King Abimelech. Isaac gives Jacob the blessing meant for Esau, and Jacob runs away to his uncle Laban. 
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Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-2:7 · 21 p’sukim
Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
Commentary and Divrei Torah
List of DatesParashat Toldot is read in Israel on:
- The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
- Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
- Parashat Toldot from Sefaria.org
- Sefaria, Inc.