Parashat Vayishlach 5787 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּשְׁלַח

/ 18 Kislev 5787

Parashat Vayishlach is the 8th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 32:4-36:43

Vayishlach (“He Sent”) follows Jacob and his family as Jacob wrestles with a man (commonly understood as an angel), is renamed Israel, and reconciles with his brother, Esau. Jacob’s daughter, Dina, is raped by a Hivite prince, and her brothers sack a city in response. Rachel dies as she gives birth to Jacob's youngest child, Benjamin. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 32:4-13 · 10 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 32:14-30 · 17 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 32:31-33:5 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 33:6-20 · 15 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 34:1-35:11 · 42 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 35:12-36:19 · 37 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 36:20-43 · 24 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 36:40-43 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Obadiah 1:1-21 · 21 p’sukim

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 34:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 34:5-12 · 8 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 34:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 34:18-23 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 34:24-31 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 35:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 35:12-15 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 35:12-15 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Jeremiah 30:10-22 · 13 p’sukim

List of Dates

Parashat Vayishlach is read in the Diaspora on: