Parashat Vayeshev 5866 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּשֶׁב

/ 20 Kislev 5866

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: 40:20-23 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8 · 19 p’sukim

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 ·

Alternate Haftarah: Judges 7:9-20 · 12 p’sukim

Vayeshev: The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin (paid link)

List of Dates

Parashat Vayeshev is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Vayeshev from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23) and Haftarah (Amos 2:6-3:8): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary (JPS Study Bible) (paid link)
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, Jewish Publication Society, 2017
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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

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