Parashat Vayeshev 5791 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּשֶׁב

/ 25 Kislev 5791

Parashat Vayeshev is the 9th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

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*: Numbers 7:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 1
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*: Numbers 7:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
    *Chanukah Day 1

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

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

Parashat Vayeshev 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