It is the primary religious text for Judaism.
It consists of five books:
The original language of the Torah is Hebrew. The Hebrew characters for Torah are תורה.
The readings in the Torah are broken into portions or "parashot" for each week during the year. The following is a listing of those parashot organized by "book".
|Bereshit / Genesis||Bereshit (parsha) Noach Lekh-L'kha Vayera Haye Sarah Toldot Vayetze Vayishlah Vayeshev Miketz Vayigash Vayehi|
|Sh'mot / Exodus||Sh'mot (parsha) Vaera Bo B'shalah Yitro Mishpatim Terumah Tetzaveh Ki Tissa Vayakhel Pekudei|
|Vayikra / Leviticus||Vayikra (parsha) Tzav Shemini Tazria Metzora Ahare Mot Kedoshim Emor B'har B'hukotai|
|B'midbar / Numbers||B'midbar (parsha) Naso B'ha'alotekha Shlah Korah Hukkat Balak Pinhas Mattot Masei|
|D'varim / Deuteronomy||D'varim (parsha) Va'et'hanan Ekev Re'eh Shoftim Ki Tetze Ki Tavo Nitzavim Vayelekh Ha'azinu V'zot Haberakhah|