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Date (Saturday) Parsha Video & Study Meaning of Parsha Name Torah Portion (Passages)
September 22, 2015 Yom Kippur Day of Atonement Leviticus 16:1 - 34, 
Numbers  29:7 - 11
September 26, 2015 *Ha'azinu Give ear Deuteronomy 32:1 - 32:52
October 3 2015 Sukkot Feast of Tabernacles Exodus 33:12 - 34:26
Numbers 29:17 - 25
October 10, 2015 Bereishit In the beginning Genesis 1:1 - 6:8
October 17, 2015 Noach Noah (rest)  Genesis 6:9 - 11:32
October 24, 2015 *Lech Lechah Go forth, yourself!  Genesis 12:1 - 17:27
October 31, 2015 *Va'yeirah And He appeared  Genesis 18:1 - 22:24
November 7, 2015 Chayei Sarah Life of Sarah  Genesis 23:1 - 25:18
November 14, 2015 *Toldot Generations Genesis 25:19 - 28:9
November 21, 2015 *Va'yeitzi And he went out Genesis 28:10 - 32:3
November 28, 2015 *Va'yishlach And he sent Genesis 32:4 - 36:43
December 5, 2015 *Va'yeishev And he settled Genesis 37:1 - 40:23
December 12, 2015 *Miketz At the end of Genesis 41:1 - 44:17
December 19, 2015 *Va'yigash And he drew near Genesis 44:18 - 47:27
December 26, 2015 Va'yechi And he lived Genesis 47:28 - 50:26
January 2, 2016 *Shemot Names Exodus 1:1 - 6:1
January 9, 2016 *Va'eirah And I appeared Exodus 6:2 - 9:35
January 16, 2016 Bo Enter! Exodus 10:1 - 13:16
January 23, 2016 Beshalach When he let go Exodus 13:17 - 17:16
January 30, 2016 Yitro Jethro (abundance) Exodus 18:1 - 20:23
February 6, 2016 Mishpatim Judgements Exodus 21:1 - 24:18
February 13, 2016 Terumah Offering Exodus 25:1 - 27:19
February 20, 2016 Tetzaveh You shall command Exodus 27:20 - 30:10
February 27, 2016 Ki Tissa When you elevate Exodus 30:11 - 34:35
March 5, 2016 Vayakhel And he assembled
Exodus 35:1 - 38:20
Exodus 38:21 - 40:38
March 12, 2016 Pekudei Accountings of Leviticus 1:1 - 5:26
March 19, 2016 Vayikra And He called Leviticus 6:1 - 8:36

March 24, 2016

Purim Purim Exodus 17:8-16

March 25, 2016

Shushan Purim Shushan Purim Exodus 17:8-16
March 26, 2016 *Tzav Command!  
April 2, 2016 *Shemini Eighth Leviticus 9:1 - 11:47
April 9, 2016 Tazria She bears seed
Leviticus 12:1 - 13:59
April 16, 2016 Metzora Infected one Leviticus 14:1 - 15:33
May 7, 2016 Ta’anit   Exodus 32:11-14;
Exodus 34:1-10
April 23, 2016 Pesach, day 1
Passover Exodus  12:21 - 51
Numbers 28:16 - 25
April 24, 2016 Pesach, day 2
Passover Deuteronomy 14:22 - 16:17
Numbers 28:19 - 25
May 7, 2016 Achrei Mot After the death
Leviticus 16:1 - 18:30
May 14, 2016 Kedoshim Holy ones Leviticus 19:1 - 20:27

May 21, 2016

Emore Say! Leviticus 21:1–24:23
May 28, 2016 Behar On the Mount
Leviticus 25:1 -26:2

June 4, 2016

Bechukotai In My statutes Leviticus 26:3–27:34

June 11, 2016

Bamidbar In the wilderness Numbers 1:1 - 4:20

June 12, 2016

Shavuot I   Exodus 19:1–20:23;
Numbers 28:26-31

June 13, 2016

Shavuot II   Deuteronomy 15:19–16:17;
Numbers 28:26-31

June 18, 2016

Nasso Elevate! Numbers 4:21 - 7:89
June 25, 2016 Beha'alotecha In your making go up Numbers 8:1 - 12:16
July 2, 2016 Shelach Lecha Send for yourself Numbers 13:1 - 15:41
July 9, 2016 Korach Korah (bald) Numbers 16:1 - 18:32
July 16, 2016 Chukat Ordinance of Numbers 19:1 - 22:1
July 23, 2016 Balak Balak (destroyer) Numbers 22:2 - 25:9

July 24, 2016

Tzom Tammuz   Exodus 32:11-14;
Exodus 34:1-10

July 30, 2016

Pinchas Phinehas (dark-skinned) Numbers 25:10 - 30:1
August 6, 2016 Mattot-Masei Tribes
Journeys of
Numbers 30:2 - 32:42
Numbers 33:1 - 36:13
August 13, 2016 *Devarim Words Deuteronomy 1:1 - 3:22

August 14, 2016

Tish’a B’Av   Deuteronomy 4:25-40
August 20, 2016 Va'etchanan And I besought Deuteronomy 3:23 - 7:11
August 27, 2016 *Eikev Because Deuteronomy 7:12 - 11:25
       
       
Other Re'eh Behold Deuteronomy 11:26 - 16:17
Other *Shoftim Judges Deuteronomy 16:18 - 21:9
Other Kee Taysay When you go out Deuteronomy 21:10 - 25:19
Other Kee Tavo When you come in Deuteronomy 26:1 - 29:8
Other Nitavim-Vayyelech Are standing Deuteronomy 29:9 - 30:20

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