Torah Reading: Parshat Bamidbar

Next read on 8 June 2024


Portion:   Bamidbar = In the Wilderness בְּמִדְבַּר       (Hebrew)
Book:   Bamidbar = Numbers Section:       1:1-4:20
Bamidbar is the 4th book of the 5 books of the Torah.
Context:   In this parsha, the Jewish people are wandering in the desert.

Numbers begins in the Sinai wilderness.
Moses and Aaron conduct a military census of adult males, assign them to the 12 Tribes of Israel, and nominate the tribal leaders.

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This Torah portion - Parshat Bamidbar - will next be read on 8 June 2024
Read on these dates in following years: 31 May 2025   -   16 May 2026   -   5 June 2027
27 May 2028   -   19 May 2029   -   1 June 2030
24 May 2031   -   15 May 2032   -   28 May 2033
20 May 2034   -   2 June 2035   -   31 May 2036
16 May 2037   -   29 May 2038


The Torah - the Five Books of Moses - is read publicly in synagogues every Sabbath on an annual cycle.
The cycle begins each year with Bereishit (Genesis), which is read on the Sabbath following the Simchat Torah festival.

Each of these weekly readings is known as a Parsha, or portion.
The Torah is also read in shorter segments of the Parsha on Mondays and Thursdays, and in selected sections on festivals.

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