Parashat Vaetchanan / פָּרָשַׁת וָאֶתְחַנַּן
Parashat Vaetchanan is the 45th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 16 Av 5782.
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. 
See Diaspora reading
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26 · 26 p’sukim
Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
Commentary and Divrei Torah
List of DatesParashat Vaetchanan is read in Israel on:
- The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
- Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
- Parashat Vaetchanan from Sefaria.org
- Sefaria, Inc.