Parashat Vayishlach 5796 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּשְׁלַח
Read on / 14 Kislev 5796.
Parashat Vayishlach is the 8th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Genesis 32:4-36:43
In Parashat Vayishlach, Jacob reconciles with Esau after wrestling with a "man". The prince Shechem rapes Dinah, whose brothers sack the city of Shechem in revenge. In the family's subsequent flight, Rachel gives birth to Benjamin and dies in childbirth. 
See Diaspora reading
Haftarah: Obadiah 1:1 - 1:21 · 21 p’sukim
Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
Commentary and Divrei Torah
List of DatesParashat Vayishlach is read in Israel on:
- The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
- Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
- "Vayishlach from Wikipedia" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
- Wikimedia Foundation Inc.