Parashat Vayishlach 5792 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּשְׁלַח

/ 14 Kislev 5792

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 1
  1. 1: 32:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 32:7-9 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 32:10-13 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 32:14-22 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 32:23-30 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 32:31-33:5 · 8 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 33:6-20 · 15 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 33:18-20 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Obadiah 1:10-18, 1:21 · 10 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 32:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 32:7-9 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 32:10-13 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayishlach is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Vayishlach from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
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
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020