Parshat Vayyeshev (He Was Settled)

The Torah portion is Vayyeshev, Genesis 37:1-40:23. In synagogues using the Triennial system, 5783 is year 1 and the Torah reading is Genesis 37:1-37:36.

The story of Jacob's favorite son Joseph, his dreams, his brothers selling him into slavery, his time in Egypt, ending up in jail interpreting dreams. It also tells the story of Judah and Tamar.

The haftarah is Amos 2:6-3:8. This passage begins by speaking of selling the righteous for silver, just as Joseph's brothers sold him into slavery in the Torah portion.