The Hebrew or Jewish calendar is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly
for Jewish religious observances. It determines the dates for Jewish holidays ...
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Learn about the Jewish calendar, its background and history, the numbering of
Jewish years, the months of the Jewish year and the days of the Jewish week.
The current definition of the Jewish calendar is generally said to have been set
down by the Sanhedrin president Hillel II in approximately C.E. 359. The original
Unlike the Gregorian (civil) calendar, which is based on the sun (solar), the
Jewish calendar is based primarily on the moon (lunar), with periodic
The Jewish calendar is primarily lunar, with each month beginning on the new
moon, when the first sliver of moon becomes visible after the dark of the moon.
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Fundamentals of the Jewish Calendar: Days and Weeks; Months; Years;
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The Jewish holidays calendar with articles and stories on Pesach, Passover,
Sukkot, Rosh HaShanah, High Holidays, Chanukkah, Purim, Tisha B'av and