Parashat Vaetchanan 5778 / פָּרָשַׁת וָאֶתְחַנַּן

/ 16 Av 5778

Parashat Vaetchanan is the 45th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

Vaetchanan (“I Pleaded”) opens as Moses describes his pleading with God to be allowed into the Land of Israel. Moses warns the Israelites not to pursue idolatry and recounts the giving of the Ten Commandments. The portion also contains the Shema, a declaration of faith and a central text in Jewish prayer. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 3:23-4:4 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 4:5-40 · 36 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 4:41-49 · 9 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 5:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 5:19-6:3 · 18 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 6:4-25 · 22 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 7:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 7:9-11 · 3 p’sukim ·
Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 5:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 5:19-24 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 5:25-30 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 6:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 6:4-9 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 6:10-19 · 10 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 6:20-25 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 6:23-25 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah*: Isaiah 40:1-26 · 26 p’sukim
*Shabbat Nachamu

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 3:23-25 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 3:26-4:4 · 8 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 4:5-8 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vaetchanan is read in the Diaspora on:

References

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
Parashat Vaetchanan from Sefaria.org
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