Parashat Vayeshev 5794 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּשֶׁב

/ 25 Kislev 5794

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

Torah Portion: Genesis 37:1-40:23; Numbers 7:1-17

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 (on Shabbat)

Haftarah*: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 · 21 p’sukim
*Chanukah Day 1 (on Shabbat)

Triennial

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List of Dates

Parashat Vayeshev is read in Israel on: