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Red Heifer

פרה אדומה

The Rites of the Red Heifer

Prof. Rabbi

Michael Chernick

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Is it Possible to Make Sense of a Biblical Ritual (Chok)?

Prof.

Edward L. Greenstein

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Meeting the Challenge of Critical Scholarship with Leviticus

Dr. Rabbi

Irving (Yitz) Greenberg

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The Red Heifer in Synagogue: Purifying Israel from Sin

Ezekiel 36 uses Priestly “purification” imagery similar to that of the red heifer ritual to describe God’s future reconciliation with Israel, inspiring the rabbis to choose this passage as the haftara for Parashat Parah.

Ethan Schwartz

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