Parashat Vayeilech / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּלֶךְ

Parashat Vayeilech is the 52nd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 6 Tishrei 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 Year 1

See Nitzavim-Vayeilech 5783

Triennial Year 2

See Nitzavim-Vayeilech 5784

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

Parashat Vayeilech from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
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, 1988
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020