All Jewish Holidays begin the evening before the date specified. This is because the Jewish day actually begins at sundown on the previous night. Sometimes, for clarity, the Erev Holiday is also included.
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CH”M is an abbreviation for Chol Ha-Mo’ed. Chol Ha-Mo’ed are the intermediate days of Passover and Sukkot, when work is permitted.
For example, Tzom Tammuz is always on the 17th of Tammuz, but in the year 5772 (2012 C.E.) it is on the 18th of Tammuz. The answer has to do with Shabbat: “The Hebrew year contains several fast days that, though specified by particular Hebrew calendar dates, are shifted when those days occur on Saturday…. Read more »
Hebcal.com’s Add Shabbat Times to your Website tool lets you create custom HTML tags to which display weekly candle-lighting times directly on your web page. The result looks something like this: Shabbat times for Chicago, IL Candle lighting: 4:08pm on Friday, 02 January 2004 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayigash Havdalah (72 min): 5:39pm… Read more »
I’d like to make a printed calendar, another website, email newsletter, refrigerator magnets, etc. Do I need hebcal.com’s permission? You may reproduce some (not all) hebcal.com content. Each individual page has a Copyright notice at the bottom which says one of the following: Copyright © 2008 Michael J. Radwin. All rights reserved. You are forbidden… Read more »
You may use these HTML tags to insert a small form directly on your web page, with a reverse link back to your site: Make sure you replace both the ref_url and ref_text value fields with with your own synagogue’s.
Follow these instructions to add a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed to newer versions of Microsoft Outlook. This technique uses Outlook’s “Internet Calendar Subscription” feature which keeps a separate calendar from your primary calendar. The calendar appears as an “overlay” and can be managed separately from your main calendar. This method is preferred for… Read more »
Follow these instructions to add a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed to older versions of Microsoft Outlook. First, you’ll need to download an Outlook CSV (Comma-separated values) file from hebcal.com: 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 Outlook 97, 98, 2000, 2002, 2003 option from… Read more »
To remove an Internet Calendar Subscription from side-by-side view, clear the check mark for the calendar in the Navigation Pane. To remove the Internet Calendar Subscription from the Navigation Pane, right-click the calendar name, and then click Delete calendar name. Internet Calendar Subscriptions can be added, changed, or removed from the Account Settings dialog box…. Read more »
Pages generated by the Interactive Jewish Calendar can be printed very easily on standard 8.5×11″ paper. Just try “Print Preview” and you’ll see what it looks like. You can print out an entire year at a time and each month will end up on a separate sheet. To print other sizes, we recommend and importing… Read more »