Parashat Vayeshev / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּשֶׁב

Parashat Vayeshev is the 9th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 23 Kislev 5783.

Torah Portion: Genesis 37:1-40:23

Vayeshev (“He Settled”) begins the story of Joseph, describing his rivalry with his brothers, slavery in Egypt, and imprisonment after his master’s wife frames him in response to Joseph’s refusal of her advances. It also contains the story of Tamar, her husbands, and her father-in-law, Judah. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 37:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 37:12-22 · 11 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 37:23-36 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 38:1-30 · 30 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 39:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 39:7-23 · 17 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 40:1-23 · 23 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 40:20-23 · 4 p’sukim ·
Triennial Year 1
  1. 1: 37:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 37:4-7 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 37:8-11 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 37:12-17 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 37:18-22 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 37:23-28 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 37:29-36 · 8 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 37:34-36 · 3 p’sukim ·
Triennial Year 2
  1. 1: 38:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 38:6-11 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 38:12-14 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 38:15-19 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 38:20-23 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 38:24-26 · 3 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 38:27-30 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 7:18-29 · 12 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 2

Haftarah*: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 p’sukim
*Shabbat Chanukah

Triennial Year 3
  1. 1: 39:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 39:7-10 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 39:11-18 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 39:19-23 · 5 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 40:1-8 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 40:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 40:16-23 · 8 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 40:20-23 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8 · 19 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 37:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 37:4-7 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 37:8-11 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayeshev 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 Vayeshev from Sefaria.org
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