Parashat Yitro 5791 / פָּרָשַׁת יִתְרוֹ

/ 22 Sh'vat 5791

Parashat Yitro is the 17th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Exodus 18:1-20:23

Yitro (“Jethro”) begins as Moses reunites with his father-in-law Yitro and accepts his advice to appoint judges who will help govern the Israelites. The Israelites prepare to encounter God at Mount Sinai. God descends amidst fire, smoke, thunder, and the blast of a shofar and gives the Ten Commandments. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 18:1-12 · 12 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 18:13-23 · 11 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 18:24-27 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 19:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 19:7-19 · 13 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 19:20-20:14 · 20 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 20:15-23 · 9 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 20:19-23 · 5 p’sukim ·
Triennial

See Diaspora reading

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6 · 21 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: Isaiah 6:1-13 · 13 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 18:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 18:5-8 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 18:9-12 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Yitro is read in Israel on:

References

The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
Parashat Yitro from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.