Parashat Vayakhel 5785 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיַּקְהֵל

/ 22 Adar 5785

Parashat Vayakhel is the 22nd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Exodus 35:1-38:20; Numbers 19:1-22

Vayakhel (“He Assembled”) opens as God commands the Israelites to observe the Sabbath. Moses asks for material donations for the building of the Mishkan (Tabernacle), and the people donate. A group of artisans designated by God begin building the Mishkan and its vessels. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 35:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 35:21-29 · 9 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 35:30-36:7 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 36:8-19 · 12 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 36:20-37:16 · 35 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 37:17-29 · 13 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 38:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 19:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Parah

Haftarah for Ashkenazim*: Ezekiel 36:16-38 · 23 p’sukim
*Shabbat Parah

Haftarah for Sephardim*: I Kings 7:13-26 · 14 p’sukim

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 36:20-30 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 36:31-38 · 8 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 37:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 37:17-24 · 8 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 37:25-29 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 38:1-8 · 8 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 38:9-20 · 12 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 19:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Parah

Alternate Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:1-9 · 9 p’sukim

List of Dates

Parashat Vayakhel is read in the Diaspora on: