Thunderbird Lightning Jewish holidays download

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Follow these instructions to subscribe to a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed in Mozilla Thunderbird Lightning: Open Thunderbird with Lightning installed. Now, switch to calendar view by clicking the Calendar icon next to the tab bar. Next, go to the File menu, select New and select the Calendar… item. In the Add a calendar wizard, select On the network and click Next. From the Format list,… Read more »

Hebcal.com HTML/ScrInject.B.Gen virus removed

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Hebcal.com got hit with a script injection virus this week but everything is fine now. We had a stale copy of the WordPress content management system for our Help and News pages, so some malicious person/machine exploited a loophole. We have upgraded to the latest copy and have removed all traces of the virus from… Read more »

Hebrew Date Converter REST API

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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 »

Parashat Pinchas Haftarah correction

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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.

iCalendar/ICS Jewish holidays download

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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/ if you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary… Read more »

Android calendar Jewish holidays download

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We’re pleased to offer Jewish holiday downloads for many Android devices through a two step process that sends Hebcal data first to Google Calendar, and then to your Android phone or tablet. Note that Hebcal is not an app for Android (in the Google Play sense of apps that you install). Rather, Hebcal is a… Read more »

Hebcal Facebook page

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If you wish to see the פָּרָשַׁת הַשָּׁבוּעַ (weekly Torah portion) in your Facebook news feed, please “Like” the Hebcal page on Facebook.

Shabbat Times WordPress plugin

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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: