Parsha in Charts

Here is a visual rundown of what happens in the Parsha

The Parsha begins by discussing the special laws of Shemita and Yovel years which occurred on a 50-year cycle shown below.

The Parsha discusses several key monetary laws. One of the more practical, is the prohibition of deceptively overcharging. Jewish law has different rulings in cases where a customer is overcharged based on how much more he was tricked into paying.


Up to 1/6th  Exactly 1/6th More than 1/6th
The buyer must forgive the overcharge The sale is valid but the overcharge must be returned The sale is nullified and the entire sum must be returned


Finally, a good portion of Bechukotai deals with the the rewards and punishments for following the Torah