Parashat Vayeilech 5777 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּלֶךְ

/ 6 Tishrei 5777

Parashat Vayeilech is the 52nd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30

Vayeilech (“He Went”) opens as Moses tells the Israelites that he will not lead them into the Land of Israel, and that Joshua will take over. He instructs the Israelites to gather and read Torah publicly every seven years. At God’s command, Moses writes a poem bearing witness to God’s covenant with the Israelites. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 31:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 31:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 31:7-9 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 31:10-13 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 31:14-19 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 31:20-24 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 31:25-30 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 31:28-30 · 3 p’sukim ·
Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 31:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 31:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 31:7-9 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 31:10-13 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 31:14-19 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 31:20-24 · 5 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 31:25-30 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 31:28-30 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah*: Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27 · 25 p’sukim
*Shabbat Shuva

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 31:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 31:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 31:7-13 · 7 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayeilech 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 Vayeilech from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.