Parashat Yitro / פָּרָשַׁת יִתְרוֹ

Parashat Yitro is the 17th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 20 Sh'vat 5783.

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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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

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