Parashat Vayeilech / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּלֶךְ

Parashat Vayeilech is the 52nd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read in Israel on / 23 Elul 5783.

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 ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 55:6-56:8 · 16 p’sukim

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5782, 5783, 5786, 5790, 5793, 5797

Triennial

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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 Israel on:

References

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