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). iCalendar is an open standard for exchanging calendar information. It is also known as RFC 2445. For minor calendar apps, Hebcal recommends the following: Go to… 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: