Weekly Parsha

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What Parsha is it this week?

Shabbat Parshat Vayikra

The weekly parsha is the parshat Vayikra.

Vayikra is the 1st parsha in sefer Yayikra / Leviticus.

Parshat Vayikra is 111 verses from Yayikra / Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26.

Sefer Vayikra begins with details about various animal, bird, and wheat offerings. There are details about who brings each offering, when it may be brought, and how to bring it.

Here is a summary of Parshat Vayikra.

Haftarah for Parshat Vayikra

Isaiah 43:21 – 44:23

The prophet Isaiah shows the Jewish people the foolishness of using a piece of wood to cook meat and then worshiping the part that wasn’t burnt in the fire.

Candle Lighting Time for Selected Cities

This week Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday, March 24, 2023.

The Hebrew date is 3 Nisan, 5783.


  • Jerusalem 6:13
  • Tel Aviv 6:35
  • Haifa 6:24
  • Beer Sheva 6:35

United States

  • New York 6:54
  • Miami 7:15
  • Chicago 6:49
  • Los Angeles 6:49


  • London 6:01
  • Antwerp 6:43
  • Paris 6:50
  • Warsaw 5:37