Parashat Vayetzei 5850 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּצֵא

/ 9 Kislev 5850

Parashat Vayetzei is the 7th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 28:10-32:3

Vayetzei (“He Went Out”) opens as Jacob dreams about angels going up and down a ladder, and then continues on his journey toward the home of his uncle Laban. During years of indentured servitude, Jacob marries Laban’s daughters Leah and Rachel, bearing children with them and with their maidservants, Bilhah and Zilpah. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 28:10-22 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 29:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 29:18-30:13 · 31 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 30:14-27 · 14 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 30:28-31:16 · 32 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 31:17-42 · 26 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 31:43-32:3 · 15 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 32:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Hosea 12:13-14:10 · 28 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: Hosea 11:7-12:12 · 17 p’sukim

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 30:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 30:17-21 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 30:22-27 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 30:28-36 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 30:37-43 · 7 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 31:1-9 · 9 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 31:10-16 · 7 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 31:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Zechariah 1:7-17 · 11 p’sukim

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

List of Dates

Parashat Vayetzei is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Vayetzei from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Vayetzei (Genesis 28:10-32:3) and Haftarah (Hosea 12:13-14:10): 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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