Weekly Parsha

thinking torah

torah for everyday life

What Parsha is it this week?

Shabbat – Parshat Ki Tisa

Ki Tisa is the 9th parsha in sefer Shemot / Exodus.

This parsha records the sad episode of the Jewish people worshiping the Golden Calf. After that sin, Moses prays for the people and God promises to still bring them into the land of Israel.

Parshat Ki Tisa is 139 verses from Shemot / Exodus 30:11 – 34:35.

Here is a summary of Parshat Ki Tisa.

Haftarah – Parshat Ki Tisa

1 Kings 18:1 – 39, Sefardim read only verses 20 – 39

Elijah challenges the prophets of Baal to a contest: will Baal answer their prayers, or will God answer Elijah? He challenges the Jewish people to decide if they will serve Baal or God.

Candle Lighting Time for Selected Cities

This week Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday, March 1, 2024.

The Hebrew date is 22 Adar 1 5784.


  • Jerusalem 4:57
  • Tel Aviv 5:19
  • Haifa 5:07
  • Beer Sheva 5:19

United States

  • Chicago 5:23
  • Los Angeles 5:31
  • Miami 6:04
  • New York 5:29


  • Antwerp 6:05
  • London 5:23
  • Paris 6:16
  • Warsaw 4:58
Click here to grab your copy of my free ebook How to Learn Chumash with Rashi.