Shabbat Parah 2010 / שַׁבָּת פּרה 5770

Shabbat of the Red Heifer 🕍

Shabbat Parah for Hebrew Year 5770 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 2007
Parashat Ki Tisa
20 Adar 5767
Shabbat Parah 2008
Parashat Shmini
22 Adar II 5768
Shabbat Parah 2009
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5769
Shabbat Parah 2010
Parashat Ki Tisa
20 Adar 5770
Shabbat Parah 2011
Parashat Shmini
20 Adar II 5771
Shabbat Parah 2012
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5772
Shabbat Parah 2013
Parashat Ki Tisa
20 Adar 5773
Shabbat Parah 2014
Parashat Shmini
20 Adar II 5774

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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