To remove a Hebcal calendar from your iPhone or iPad, first go to the Settings app, then touch Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Scroll down until you see the Subscribed Calendars item: Touch Subscribed Calendars to see the list: Then, tap the Hebcal calendar to delete: Touch the red Delete Account button, then touch Delete Account again… Read more »
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We offer a simple API for converting between Gregorian and Hebrew dates. Two output formats are supported: JSON and XML. To convert from Gregorian to Hebrew date use this URL format: http://www.hebcal.com/converter/?cfg=json&gy=2011&gm=6&gd=2&g2h=1 gy=2011 – Gregorian year gm=6 – Gregorian month (1=January, 12=December) gd=2 – Gregorian day of month g2h=1 – Convert from Gregorian to Hebrew… Read more »
Several users discovered an error in the Haftarah reading for Parashat Pinchas. When Pinchas falls after the 17th of Tammuz, we read Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3. If Pinchas occurs before the 17th of Tammuz, we read I Kings 18:46 – 19:21. We have revised the Torah Portion page to clarify this distinction.
Many calendar desktop, mobile or web apps support the iCalendar (.ICS file extension) format. Hebcal has specific instructions for the major calendar apps in that consume iCalendar files (see below). For minor calendar apps, Hebcal recommends the following: Go to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button Click the… Read more »
The built-in calendar app for your Android device syncs automatically with Google Calendar. To get Jewish holidays on your Android device, please follow our instructions. Included in the Hebcal Jewish holiday downloads are options to select major holidays (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, etc.), minor holidays (Purim, Chanukah, etc.), special Shabbatot, public fasts (Tish’a B’Av,… Read more »
If you wish to see the פָּרָשַׁת הַשָּׁבוּעַ (weekly Torah portion) in your Facebook news feed, please “Like” the Hebcal page on Facebook.
Our new Hebcal Shabbat Times WordPress plugin displays candle-lighting time, Torah Portion, and havdalah time in a WordPress widget. If you run a synagogue or other local Judaism-related website, you can get customized times based on your USA Zip code. An alternative approach is to use the WordPress built-in RSS Widget and configure as follows:
Hebcal.com offers a REST API for fetching Jewish calendar data. The output format is in JSON. The basic URL format is as follows: http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/?v=1&cfg=json&nh=on&nx=on&year=now&month=x&ss=on&mf=on&c=on&zip=90210&m=72&s=on Note the following customizable parameters and their meanings: year=now – “now” for current year, or 4-digit YYYY such as 2003 month=x – “x” for entire Gregorian year, or use a numeric… Read more »
By popular demand, we’ve added Pesach Sheni, a minor holiday that comes every year on the 14th of Iyyar, one month after Passover. We have also added Erev Purim and Erev Tish’a B’Av dates to the Hebcal calendar on the days prior to Purim and Tish’a B’Av. Previously the “Erev” dates were only displayed for… Read more »
Follow these instructions to add a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed to Yahoo! Calendar. Go to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button Click the Download… button Select the “Yahoo! Calendar” option from the Download dialog box Copy the entire web address from Hebcal.com Go to your Yahoo! Calendar, and click… Read more »