Parashat Vayechi 5660 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיְחִי

/ 14 Tevet 5660

Parashat Vayechi is the 12th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 47:28-50:26

Vayechi (“He Lived”) is the final Torah portion in the Book of Genesis. It opens as Jacob prepares for his death, making his son Joseph swear to bury him in the Cave of Machpelah. Jacob blesses Joseph’s two sons and his own 12 sons and then dies. Jacob’s sons bury him. The portion ends with Joseph’s death. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 47:28-48:9 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 48:10-16 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 48:17-22 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 49:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 49:19-26 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 49:27-50:20 · 27 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 50:21-26 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 50:23-26 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: I Kings 2:1-12 · 12 p’sukim

Vayechi: The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin (paid link)

List of Dates

Parashat Vayechi is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Vayechi from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Vayechi (Genesis 47:28-50:26) and Haftarah (I Kings 2:1-12): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary (JPS Study Bible) (paid link)
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, Jewish Publication Society, 2017
The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993

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