Parashat Vayera 5795 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּרָא

Read on / 15 Cheshvan 5795.

Parashat Vayera is the 4th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 18:1-22:24

Parashat Vayera tells the stories of Abraham's three visitors, Abraham's bargaining with God over Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot's two visitors, Lot's bargaining with the Sodomites, the flight of Lot, the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, how Lot's daughters became pregnant by their father, how Abraham once again passed off his wife Sarah as his sister, the birth of Isaac, the expulsion of Hagar, disputes over wells, and the binding of Isaac (הָעֲקֵידָה, the Akedah). [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 18:1-14 · 14 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 18:15-33 · 19 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 19:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 19:21-21:4 · 40 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 21:5-21 · 17 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 21:22-34 · 13 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 22:1-24 · 24 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 22:20-24 · 5 p’sukim ·
Triennial

See Diaspora reading

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: II Kings 4:1 - 4:37 · 37 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: II Kings 4:1 - 4:23 · 23 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 18:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 18:6-8 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 18:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayera is read in Israel on:

References

The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
"Vayeira from Wikipedia" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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