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Red Heifer


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(Heb., parah adummah).

The animal used in Jewish ritual purification of persons or objects defiled by contact with a dead body (Numbers 19. 1–22). The tractate Parah in the Talmud discusses the laws of the red heifer.

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Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.


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