Leviticus 19:1 - 20:27
Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Amos 9:7-15
Haftarah for Sephardim: Ezekiel 20:2-20
In this Torah portion, God describes to Moses many ethical and ritual laws aimed at helping people live lives of holiness. The laws described include some of those recorded in the Ten Commandments, such as respecting one’s parents, keeping the Sabbath and not stealing. God also introduces laws about farming and about belief in supernatural beings.