Shabbat Parah 2011 / שַׁבָּת פּרה 5771

Shabbat of the Red Heifer 🕍

Shabbat Parah for Hebrew Year 5771 began on and ended on . This corresponds to Parashat Shmini.

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 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
Shabbat Parah 2015
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5775

Tanakh

Shabbat Parah / שַׁבָּת פּרה

Torah Portion: Parashat Shmini · Leviticus 9:1-11:47; Numbers 19:1-22

  1. 1: Leviticus 9:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Leviticus 9:17-23 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Leviticus 9:24-10:11 · 12 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Leviticus 10:12-15 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Leviticus 10:16-20 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Leviticus 11:1-32 · 32 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Leviticus 11:33-47 · 15 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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