Parashat Vayechi is the 12th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Torah Portion: Genesis 47:28-50:26
Parashat Vayechi tells of Jacob’s request for burial in Canaan, Jacob’s blessing of Joseph’s sons Ephraim and Manasseh, Jacob’s blessing of his sons, Jacob’s death and burial, and Joseph’s death. 
Shabbat Times Revaẖa, Israel
- Candle lighting: 16:21 on Friday, Dec 17
- This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayechi
- Havdalah: 17:20 on Saturday, Dec 18
Portion (parasha) for this week:
Vayechi | ויחי | “He Lived”
Torah: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26
Prophets: 1 Kings 2:1-12
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“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week. This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.