Parashat Toldot / פָּרָשַׁת תּוֹלְדוֹת

Parashat Toldot is the 6th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 5 Kislev 5784.

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

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5785, 5789, 5792, 5795, 5796, 5798

Triennial Year 1
  1. 1: 25:19-22 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 25:23-26 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 25:27-34 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 26:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 26:6-12 · 7 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 26:13-16 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 26:17-22 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 26:19-22 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Malachi 1:1-14 · 14 p’sukim

Triennial Year 2
  1. 1: 26:23-29 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 26:30-33 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 26:34-27:4 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 27:5-13 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 27:14-17 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 27:18-23 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 27:24-27 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 27:24-27 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: II Samuel 19:32-40 · 9 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 ·

Haftarah*: I Samuel 20:18-42 · 25 p’sukim
*Shabbat Machar Chodesh

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 25:19-22 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 25:23-26 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 25:27-26:5 · 13 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Toldot is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Toldot 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