Sigd holiday November 10-11, 2016

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Hebcal recently added support for Sigd, which is a modern holiday observed in the state of Israel beginning in 2008. If you enabled the modern holidays feature in Hebcal, you’ll see an event for Sigd this year. Sigd begins at sundown on Tue, 10 November 2015.

Shana Tova 5776

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We wish you a happy and healthy New Year! Rosh Hashana 5776 begins at sundown on Sun, 13 September 2015. Don’t forget to print out your Candle lighting times Year at a Glance page.

Shabbat times REST API

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Much like our full , we offer a simple API for getting just this week’s Shabbat times and Torah Portion. Two output formats are supported: JSON and RSS. The basic URL format is as follows: http://www.hebcal.com/shabbat/?cfg=json&geonameid=3448439&m=50 Note the following customizable parameters and their meanings: cfg=json – output format is JSON (cfg=json) or RSS (cfg=r) m=50 –… Read more »

Jewish calendar REST API

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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&maj=on&min=on&mod=on&nx=on&year=now&month=x&ss=on&mf=on&c=on&geo=geoname&geonameid=3448439&m=50&s=on Note the following customizable parameters and their meanings: v=1 – version. Required. cfg=json – output JSON instead of HTML. Also variant cfg=fc for year=now – “now” for current year, or 4-digit… Read more »

New holidays: Tu B’Av and Sigd

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At the request of several users, we’ve added support for Tu B’Av and Sigd. Tu B’Av is a minor Jewish holiday of love, similar to Valentine’s Day. It occurs on the 15th of Hebrew month of Av, corresponding to July or August on the Gregorian calendar. This year, Tu B’Av begins on Thursday, 30 July 2015… Read more »