Parashat Vayikra 5799 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּקְרָא

/ 1 Nisan 5799

Parashat Vayikra is the 24th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Leviticus 1:1-5:26

In Vayikra (“He Called”), the first Torah portion in the Book of Leviticus, God tells Moses about the sacrifices offered in the Mishkan (Tabernacle). Among these are sacrifices entirely burnt on the altar, meal offerings made of flour and oil, peace offerings, and sacrifices brought for sinning inadvertently. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 1:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 1:14-2:6 · 10 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 2:7-16 · 10 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 3:1-17 · 17 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 4:1-26 · 26 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 4:27-5:26 · 35 p’sukim ·
  7. 7*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)
  8. maf*: Exodus 12:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)
Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 3:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 3:6-11 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 3:12-17 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 4:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 4:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 4:13-26 · 14 p’sukim ·
  7. 7*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)
  8. maf*: Exodus 12:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)

Haftarah*: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18 · 28 p’sukim
*Shabbat HaChodesh (on Rosh Chodesh)

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 1:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 1:5-9 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 1:10-13 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayikra 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 Vayikra from Sefaria.org
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