Parashat Toldot 5788 / פָּרָשַׁת תּוֹלְדוֹת

/ 4 Kislev 5788

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. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 25:19-26:5 · 21 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 26:6-12 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 26:13-22 · 10 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 26:23-29 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 26:30-27:27 · 33 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 27:28-28:4 · 23 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 28:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 28:7-9 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-2:7 · 21 p’sukim

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 27:28-30 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 27:31-33 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 27:34-37 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 27:38-40 · 3 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 27:41-46 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 28:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 28:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 28:7-9 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Judges 3:15-27, 3:30 · 14 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Toldot is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Toldot from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9) and Haftarah (Malachi 1:1-2:7): 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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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