I understand that if a congregation missed reading a parsha one week, the following week they would read two parshiot - the one missed plus the one for the current Shabbat. (I'll B"N edit in a source for that, later.)

Let's say the shul had one Torah and during the reading, a Psul was discovered in the Torah scroll, so they had to stop the reading in the middle of the Parsha.

What do they do the following week, in addition to reading that week's parsha?

1- Read all of the previous week's parsha? I.e. is the obligation of public parsha reading "all or nothing"? 2 - Read starting from the point they left off the previous week until the end of the previous week's parsha? 3 - Just read the current week's parsha. I.e., even having read part of the parsha that week was fine, bedi'eved.

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    Why would they stop reading if the Sefer became pasul? – Joel K Feb 7 at 19:17
  • @JoelK If you can provide a source that refutes my assumption, by all means do so! I understand that when there is a pasul Torah, one stops reading. However, perhaps when this is the only Torah, an exception is made. – DanF Feb 7 at 19:19
  • Check out Shulchan Aruch OC 143:4 and Mishnah Berurah 29 there – Joel K Feb 7 at 19:20
  • @JoelK Thanks for the reference. I just looked and there's a machloket mentioned there as to what to do when there is just one Torah. – DanF Feb 7 at 19:28
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    @DanF the machlokes in the MB is only if more brachos should be made lechatchila. No one says not to read the rest of the parsha when there is only one sefer torah. For now, I'm considering this question not well-researched and a -1 – רבות מחשבות Feb 7 at 19:43

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