Microsoft Outlook CSV Jewish holiday download for Outlook 97, 98, 2000, 2002, 2003

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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/┬áif you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar. Fill out the form with your… Read more »

Microsoft Outlook Internet Calendar – delete Hebcal Jewish calendar from Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010

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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 »

Printing out Hebcal Jewish calendars

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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 »

I’m a programmer. Can I see the source code?

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Yes. The code is freely available under the terms of The BSD License. Download from https://github.com/hebcal/dotcom. hebcal.com depends on https://github.com/mjradwin/hebcal, currently a fork of the mainline https://github.com/hebcal/hebcal repository. The only difference between the main hebcal/hebcal program and the mjradwin fork is the use of a different sunrise/sunset algorithm that supports Olson tzdb timezones

Microsoft Outlook CSV – delete Hebcal Jewish calendar from Outlook 97, 98, 2000, 2002, 2003

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When hebcal exports to CSV format, it puts the text “Jewish Holidays” in the Location field. That is there to make it easy to remove entries from your calendar if you got the wrong settings. For example, if you were using candle-lighting times but entered the wrong zip code, you could follow these instructions to… Read more »

Hebcal for Unix source code moved to Mercurial

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Developers: the hebcal for Unix source code is now stored in a Mercurial repository, hosted by sourceforget.net. You can browse the hebcal hg repository. (Previously the source code had been stored in a CVS repository, also on sf.net.)

Time zone fixed for Arizona iCalendar users

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We’ve fixed a timezone issue for Arizona that was affecting Apple iCal, Google Calendar, and other iCalendar users. Hebcal.com now uses the “America/Phoenix” timezone instead of “US/Mountain” for all candle-lighting and havdalah times in the state of Arizona. Our apologies if you were getting times that were fine on the hebcal.com website but one hour… Read more »

New Hebrew-only calendar option

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By popular demand, we are pleased to announce a Hebrew-only calendar. Previously users had to see both Hebrew and transliterations, but we’ve added more flexibility in how the results get displayed. On the Hebcal Custom Calendar page, there is a new Event titles user interface section which offers the “Hebrew only” option. There are actually… Read more »