Parashat Vayakhel / פָּרָשַׁת וַיַּקְהֵל

Parashat Vayakhel is the 22nd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read in Israel on / 25 Adar 5783.

Torah Portion: Exodus 35:1-38:20

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: 38:18-20 · 3 p’sukim ·

N.B. special maftir in years 5780, 5781, 5782, 5783, 5784, 5785, 5786, 5787, 5788, 5789, 5790, 5791, 5792, 5793, 5794, 5796, 5797

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: I Kings 7:40-50 · 11 p’sukim

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

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5780, 5781, 5782, 5783, 5784, 5785, 5786, 5787, 5788, 5789, 5790, 5791, 5792, 5793, 5794, 5796, 5797

Triennial

See Diaspora reading

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 35:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 35:4-10 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 35:11-20 · 10 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayakhel is read in Israel on:

References

Parashat Vayakhel from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993