Shabbat Parah 2021 / שַׁבָּת פּרה 5781

Shabbat Parah (Shabbat of the Red Heifer) for Hebrew Year 5781 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 2018
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5778
Shabbat Parah 2019
Parashat Shmini
23 Adar II 5779
Shabbat Parah 2020
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5780
Shabbat Parah 2021
Parashat Ki Tisa
22 Adar 5781
Shabbat Parah 2022
Parashat Shmini
23 Adar II 5782
Shabbat Parah 2023
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5783
Shabbat Parah 2024
Parashat Tzav
20 Adar II 5784
Shabbat Parah 2025
Parashat Vayakhel
22 Adar 5785

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 ·

Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16 - 36:38 · 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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