Daf Yomi

Posted by & filed under News.

We are pleased to announce that Hebcal.com now supports Daf Yomi. Now you can use Hebcal to help follow your daily regimen of learning the Talmud! For example, today’s Daf Yomi is Yoma 52. Just check the new “Daf Yomi” checkbox on the “Include Events” section of our Custom Calendar. We’ve also posted a simple… Read more »

Alef Hebrew Font

Posted by & filed under News.

We’re now using the Alef Hebrew Font on Hebcal.com. Alef is an open source multiscript web-font. Here’s an example from our Hebrew Date Converter: Let us know what you think by posting a comment to our Facebook page.

Historical: Fixing Hebcal after upgrading from iOS 6 to iOS 7

Posted by & filed under Download - iPhone, iPad, iOS, News.

When you update your Apple device to iOS 7, you may need to adjust your Subscribed Calendar settings in order to see your old Hebcal.com calendars. Note: these instructions are no longer required. In September 2013, Hebcal.com began supporting SSL. We’re keeping this page here for historical purposes. When iOS7 was released, calendars upgraded from iOS6 to… Read more »

Disable holiday alarms on iPhone, iPad

Posted by & filed under Download - iPhone, iPad, iOS.

Here is how to disable alarms for a Hebcal calendar from your iPhone or iPad so you won’t get an event reminder. 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, touch the Hebcal calendar and turn Remove Alarms to On:

Candle-lighting times for 200+ world cities

Posted by & filed under News.

We’re pleased to share that we’ve made some changes to the hebcal website to better accommodate world cities. If you visit our Shabbat Times page, you’ll see hundreds of new cities available for candle-lighting times.   You may notice that candle-lighting times have changed by 1-3 minutes as well. This is due to a change… Read more »