Shabbat Parah 1776 / שַׁבָּת פּרה 5536

Shabbat of the Red Heifer 🕍

Shabbat Parah for Hebrew Year 5536 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Ki Tisa.

Shabbat Parah (“Sabbath [of the] red heifer” שבת פרה) takes place on the Shabbat before Shabbat HaChodesh, in preparation for Passover. Numbers 19:1-22 describes the parah adumah (“red heifer”) in the Jewish temple as part of the manner in which the kohanim and the Jewish people purified themselves so that they would be ready (“pure”) to sacrifice the korban Pesach.

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Dates for Shabbat Parah

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shabbat Parah 1773
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5533
Shabbat Parah 1774
Parashat Ki Tisa
22 Adar 5534
Shabbat Parah 1775
Parashat Shmini
23 Adar II 5535
Shabbat Parah 1776
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5536
Shabbat Parah 1777
Parashat Tzav
20 Adar II 5537
Shabbat Parah 1778
Parashat Vayakhel
22 Adar 5538
Shabbat Parah 1779
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5539
Shabbat Parah 1780
Parashat Tzav
18 Adar II 5540

Tanakh

Shabbat Parah / שַׁבָּת פּרה

Torah Portion: Parashat Ki Tisa · Exodus 30:11-34:35; Numbers 19:1-22

  1. 1: Exodus 30:11-31:17 · 45 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 31:18-33:11 · 47 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 33:12-16 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 33:17-23 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 34:1-9 · 9 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 34:10-26 · 17 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 34:27-35 · 9 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 19:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Parah

Haftarah for Ashkenazim: Ezekiel 36:16-38 · 23 p’sukim

Haftarah for Sephardim: I Kings 18:20-39 · 20 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Shabbat Parah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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