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Torah Portion 2020-2021 (5781)

Shmot - Exodus


Date Parsha Name Meaning Torah Portion
January 9, 2021/ 25 Tevet, 5781 Shemot Names Exodus/Sh’mot 1:1–6:1/ Isaiah 27:6–28:13; 29:22-23/ Mat. 2:1-12
January 16, 2021/ 3 Shevat, 5781 Vaera I Appeared Exodus 6:2-9:35/ Ezekiel 28:25-29:21/ Luke 11:14-22
January 23, 2021/10 Shevat, 5781 Bo Go/Come Exodus 10:1-13:16/ Jeremiah 46:13-46:28/ John 19:31-37
January 30, 2021/ 17 Shevat, 5780 BeShalach After He Let Go Exodus 13:17-17:16/ Judges 4:4-5:31/ Mat. 14:22-33
February 6, 2021/ 24 Shevat, 5781 Yitro Jethro Exodus 18:1-20:23/ Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-9:6/ Mat. 19:16-26
February 13, 2021/ 1 Adar, 5781 Mishpatim Rulings Exodus 21:1-24:18/30:11-30:16 Shabat Shekalim/ 2 Kings 12:1-12:17/ Mat. 17:22-27
February 20, 2021/ 8 Adar, 5781 Terumah Contribution

Exodus 25:1-27:19/Deut. 25:17-19 Shabbat Zachor/1 Samuel 15:2-15:34/ Mark 12:35-44

Feb. 25-26, 2021/ 13-14 Adar, 5781 The Feast of Purim Celebrating HaShem’s Deliverance Megillat Ester
February 27, 2021/ 15 Adar, 5781 Tetzaveh You Are To Order Exodus 27:20-30:10/ Ezekiel 43:10-43:27/ Mark 6:14-29
March 6, 2021/ 22 Adar, 5781 Ki Tisa When You Take Exodus 30:11-34:35/Maftir: Num. 19:1-22 | Shabbat Parah/ Haftarah Ezekiel 36:16-38/Sephardim: 1 Kings 18:20-39/ John 11:47-57
March 13, 2021/ 29 Adar 5781 Va’yakhel-Pekudei
And he assembled-Accountings
Exodus 35:1 – 40:38 Maftir: Exodus 12:1-20 | Shabbat HaChodesh/ Haftarah Ezekiel 45:16-46:18

 

Va'yikrah - Leviticus
Date Parsha Name Meaning Torah Portion

March 20, 2021/ Nisan 7, 5781

 

Va’yikrah And He called Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26  / Isaiah 43:21-44:23 / Mt. 5:23–30

March 27, 2021/ Nisan 14, 5781

Tzav Command! Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36/
Malachi 3:4-3:24 | Shabbat HaGadol

*March 27, 2021/Nisan 14, 5781

Erev Pesach

Passover Begins Exodus 12:21-12:51/Numbers 28:16-28:25/Joshua 5:2-6:1

April 3, 2021/
Nisan 21, 5781

Pesach VII

Passover 7 / 6th Day of Omer Exodus 13:17-15:26; Numbers 28:19-25/
2 Samuel 22:1-51 / Jn. 20:1–14

April 4, 2021/Nisan 22, 5781

Pesach VIII / 7th Day of Omer

8th Day of Passover Deut. 15:19-16:17/Num. 28:19-25/Isaiah 10:32-12:6
April 10, 2021/
Nisan 28, 5781
Shemini / 13th Day of Omer Eighth
Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47/
2 Samuel 6:1-7:17 / Sephardim: 2 Sam. 6:1-19 / Mt. 3:11–17
April 17, 2021/
Iyyar 5, 5781
Tazriah-Metzorah / 20th Day of Omer She bears seed-Infected One
Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33/
2 Kings 7:3-20 | Lk. 2:22–35,
Mk. 1:35–45

April 27, 2021/Iyyar 12, 5781 Acharei Mot-Kedoshim / 27th Day of Omer After the death-Holy Ones Leviticus 16:1 – 20:27/
Amos 9:7-9:15 / Mt. 15:10–20,
Lk. 17:1–10
May 1, 2021/
Iyyar 19, 5781
Emor / 34th Day of Omer Say! Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23/Ezekiel 44:15-44:31 / Mt. 26:59–66
May 8, 2021/Iyyar 26, 5781 Behar-Bechukotai / 41st Day of Omer On the Mount-In My Statutes  Leviticus 25:1 -27:34/Jeremiah 16:19-17:14 / Lk. 4:14–22,
Mt. 16:20–28

 

Bamidbar - Numbers
Date Parsha Name Meaning Torah Portion
May 23, 2020/
29 Iyyar, 5780
Bamidbar In the wilderness Numbers 1:1 – 4:20
1 Samuel 20:18-42 |
Shabbat Machar Chodesh

May 28, 2020/
5 Sivan, 5780

49th Day of Omer Erev Shavuot
May 29/6 Sivan, 5780 Shavuot 1 Feast of Weeks Exodus 19:1-20:23 & Numbers 28:26-31/Ezekiel 1:1-28; 3:12
May 30/7 Sivan, 5780 Shavuot 2
Feast of Weeks Deuteronomy 15:19-16:17 & Numbers 28:26-31/Habakkuk 3:1-19
June 6, 2020/
13 Sivan, 5780
Nasso Lift Up Numbers  4:21-7:89
Judges 13:2-25
June 13, 2020/
21 Silvan 5780
Beha’alotecha When You Set Up Numbers 8:1-12:16
Zachariah 2:14 – 4:7
June 20, 2020/
28 Silvan, 5780
Sh’lach Lecha Send On Your Behalf Numbers 13:1-15:41
Joshua 2:1-24
June 27, 2020/
5 Tamuz, 5780
Korach Korah Numbers 16:1-18:32
Samuel I 11:14 – 12:22
July 4, 2020/
12 Tamuz, 5780
Chukat-Balak Regulations-(King) Balak

Numbers 19:1-25:9
Micah 5:6 – 6:8

 

 

July 11, 2020/
19 Tamuz, 5780
Pinchas Phineas Numbers 25:10–30:1
Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3
July 18, 2020/
26 Tamuz, 5780
Matot-Masei Tribes-Stages Numbers 30:2 – 36:13
Jeremiah 2:4-28; Jeremiah 3:4

 

Devarim - Deuteronomy

 

Date Parsha Name Meaning Torah Portion
July 25, 2020/
4 Av, 5780
Devarim Words Deuteronomy 1:1–3:22/
Isaiah 1:1-27
July 30, 2020/
9 Av, 5780
Tisha B’Av Ninth of Av Commemoration of  Temple Destruction

August 1, 2020/
11 Av, 5780
Shabbat Nachamu

Va’etchanan I Pleaded Deuteronomy 3:23–7:11/
Isaiah 40:1-26
August 8, 2020/
18 Av, 5780
Eikev Because Deuteronomy 7:12–11:25/
Isaiah 49:14-51:3
August 15, 2020/
25 Av, 5780
Re’eh See Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17/
Isaiah 54:11-55:5
August 22, 2020/
2 Elul, 5780
Shoftim Judges Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9/
Isaiah 51:12-52:12
August 29, 2020/
9 Elul, 5780
Ki Tetze When You Go Out Deuteronomy 21:10–25:19/
Isaiah 54:1-54:10
September 5, 2020/
16 Elul, 5780
Ki Tavo When You Come Deuteronomy 26:1–29:8(9)/
Isaiah 60:1-22

September 12, 2020/
23 Elul, 5780
Leil Selichot

Nitzavim-Vayeilach Standing-He Went Deuteronomy 29:9(10)–31:30/
Isaiah 61:10-63:9
September 19, 2020/Tishrei 1, 5781 Rosh Hashanah/
Yom Teruah
The Head of The Year/Day of Awakening Blast Gen. 21:1-34 & Numbers 29:1-6/
1 Samuel 1:1-2:10
September 26, 2020/
Tishrei 8, 5781
Shabbat Shuva
Ha’Azinu Hear Deuteronomy 32:1-52/Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27
September 28, 2020/
Tishrei 10, 5781
Yom Kipppur Day of Atonement Leviticus 16:1-34 & Numbers 29:7-11/
Isaiah 57:14-58:14
October 3, 2020/
Tishrei 15, 5781
Sukkot I Feast of Tabernacles I Leviticus 22:26-23:44/
Zechariah 14:1-21
October 4-9, 2020/
Tishrei 16-21, 5781
Sukkot II-VII Feast of Tabernacles II-VII Lev. 22:26-23:44; Num. 29; Exodus 33:12-34:26/1 Kings 8:2-21
October 10, 2020/
Tishrei 22, 5781
Shmini Atzeret The Eighth Day Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17 & Numbers 29:35-30:1/1 Kings 8:54-8:66
October 11, 2020/
Tishrei 23, 5781
Simchat Torah The Joy of Torah  Deut. 33:1-2:3; Gen. 1:1-2:3;
Numbers 29:35-30:1/Joshua 1:1-18

 

B’reisheet - Genesis
Date Parsha Name Meaning Torah Portion
Oct 17 2020/ 29 Tishrei 5781 B’reisheet In The Beginning Genesis 1:1-6:8/ 1 Sam. 20:18-42; Isa. 42:5–43:10
  October 24 2020/ 6 Chesvan 5781 Noach Noah Genesis 6:9-11:32/Isa. 54:1-55:5  
October 31 2020/ 13 Chesvan 5781 Lech-Lecha Go Out Genesis 12:1-17:27/ Isa. 40:27-41:16
November 7 2020/ 20 Chesvan 5781 Vayera And He Appeared Genesis 18:1-22:24/ II Kings 4:1-4:37
November 14 2020/ 27 Chesvan 5781 Chayei Sara Sara’s Life Genesis 23:1-25:18/ 1 Kings 1:1-1:31
November 21 2020/ 5 Kislev 5781 Toldot Generations Genesis 25:19-28:9/ Malachi 1:1-2:7
November 28, 2020/ 12 Kislev 5781 Vayetzei And He Left Genesis 28:10-32:3/ Hosea 12:13-14:10
December 5, 2020/ 19 Kislev 5781 Vayislach And He Sent Genesis 32:4(3)-36:43/ Obadiah 1:1-21
December 12, 2020/ 26 Kislev 5781 Vayashev He Continued Living Genesis 37:1–40:23/ Num. 7:18-29, Zech 2:14-4:7
December 19, 2020/ 4 Tevet 5781 Miketz At the End Genesis 41:1–44:17/ 1 Kings 3:15–4:1
December 26, 2020/11 Tevet 5781 Vayigash He Approached Genesis 44:18–47:27/ Ezekiel 37:15–28
January 2, 2021/ 18 Tevet 5781 Vayechi He Lived Genesis 47:28–50:26/ 1 Kings 2:1–12