Shabbat Parah 2041 / שַׁבָּת פּרה 5801

Shabbat of the Red Heifer 🕍

Shabbat Parah for Hebrew Year 5801 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall on . This corresponds to Parashat Tzav.

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 2038
Parashat Shmini
20 Adar II 5798
Shabbat Parah 2039
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5799
Shabbat Parah 2040
Parashat Ki Tisa
18 Adar 5800
Shabbat Parah 2041
Parashat Tzav
20 Adar II 5801
Shabbat Parah 2042
Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei
23 Adar 5802
Shabbat Parah 2043
Parashat Shmini
23 Adar II 5803
Shabbat Parah 2044
Parashat Ki Tisa
20 Adar 5804
Shabbat Parah 2045
Parashat Vayakhel
22 Adar 5805

Tanakh

Shabbat Parah / שַׁבָּת פּרה

Torah Portion: Parashat Tzav · Leviticus 6:1-8:36; Numbers 19:1-22

  1. 1: Leviticus 6:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Leviticus 6:12-7:10 · 22 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Leviticus 7:11-38 · 28 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Leviticus 8:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Leviticus 8:14-21 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Leviticus 8:22-29 · 8 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Leviticus 8:30-36 · 7 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
"Shabbat Parah" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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