Shabbat Parah 1988 / שַׁבָּת פּרה 5748

Shabbat of the Red Heifer 🕍

Shabbat Parah for Hebrew Year 5748 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei.

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 1985
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5745
Shabbat Parah 1986
Parashat Tzav
18 Adar II 5746
Shabbat Parah 1987
Parashat Ki Tisa
20 Adar 5747
Shabbat Parah 1988
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5748
Shabbat Parah 1989
Parashat Tzav
18 Adar II 5749
Shabbat Parah 1990
Parashat Ki Tisa
20 Adar 5750
Shabbat Parah 1991
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5751
Shabbat Parah 1992
Parashat Shmini
23 Adar II 5752

Tanakh

Shabbat Parah / שַׁבָּת פּרה

Torah Portion: Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei · Exodus 35:1-40:38; Numbers 19:1-22

  1. 1: Exodus 35:1-29 · 29 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 35:30-37:16 · 60 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 37:17-29 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 38:1-39:1 · 32 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 39:2-21 · 20 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 39:22-43 · 22 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 40:1-38 · 38 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 19:1-22 · 22 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Parah

Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-38 · 23 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
"Special Shabbat#Shabbat Parah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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