Parashat Yitro 5795 / פָּרָשַׁת יִתְרוֹ

/ 17 Sh'vat 5795

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 ·

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

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

Triennial

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List of Dates

Parashat Yitro is read in Israel on: