A Bible prophecy has been realized as the first ‘red heifer in 2,000 years’ was born in Israel. The Temple Institute announced the birth on their YouTube channel and said the calf and its mother would undergo “extensive examination” to determine if it’s “blemish free”. In the announcement, the Institute said the red female calf “brings the promise of reinstating Biblical purity to the world”.

In both Christianity and Judaism, red heifers feature in tales about the “end of times”.  The birth and sacrifice of the red cow is said to precede the construction of the Third Temple in Jerusalem. In mainstream Orthodox Judaism, the rebuilding of the Temple will happen before the coming of the Jewish Messiah. The two previous temples have been destroyed. READ MORE