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Follow these instructions to subscribe to a Hebcal Jewish Calendar 5-year feed for BlackBerry Desktop Manager on Mac OS X:

  1. First, subscribe to a Hebcal Jewish Holidays file in Apple iCal.
  2. Connect your BlackBerry device to your computer.
  3. On your computer, in the Applications folder, click the BlackBerry Desktop Manager icon.
  4. In the Information section in the left pane, click Calendar.
  5. In the Sync Calendar field, click Two Way.
  6. Perform one of the following actions:
    • To synchronize all your calendars, click All Calendars.
    • To synchronize specific calendars, click Selected Calendars. Select the check box beside one or more calendars.
  7. In the Add events created on BlackBerry device to list, click the calendar on your computer that you want to synchronize the calendar entries from your device to.
  8. To select the type of calendar entries that you want to synchronize, in the Advanced Settings section beside the Sync field, click an option
  9. Click Sync.
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Included in the Hebcal Jewish holiday downloads are options to select major holidays (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, etc.), minor holidays (Purim, Chanukah, etc.), special Shabbatot, public fasts (Tish’a B’Av, etc.), Rosh Chodesh, and modern holidays (Yom HaAtzma’ut, etc.).

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Follow these instructions to subscribe to a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed in Calendar.app on Mac OS X desktop:

  1. Go to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ if you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar.
  2. Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button
  3. Click the Download… button
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  4. Click on the “Mac OS X” option from the Download dialog box
    Apple Mac OS X Jewish calendar download dialog box
  5. Click on the “Download to Mac Calendar” button
  6. Apple Calendar (OS X Mountain Lion and later) or iCal (OS X Lion and earlier) will start up
  7. Click Subscribe in the “Calendar URL:” dialog box (see screenshot below)
    Enter the url of the calendar you want to subscribe to
  8. In the next dialog box, uncheck the “Remove Alerts” option if you wish to be notified of candle-lighting and Havdalah times.
    Mac OS X Calendar Info dialog box v3
  9. Use Location: iCloud if you wish to synchronize with other Apple devices such as iPhone or iPad. Use Location: On My Mac if you wish to have the calendar subscription only on your desktop.
  10. Click OK

Included in the Hebcal Jewish holiday downloads are options to select major holidays (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, etc.), minor holidays (Purim, Chanukah, etc.), special Shabbatot, public fasts (Tish’a B’Av, etc.), Rosh Chodesh, and modern holidays (Yom HaAtzma’ut, etc.).

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Follow these instructions to subscribe to a Hebcal Jewish Calendar 5-year feed directly from your iPhone or iPad (running iOS 3.0 or higher):

  1. Open Safari on your iPhone or iPad and navigate to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ if you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar.
  2. Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button
  3. Click the Download… buttonios7 download step 1
  4. Select the iPhone & iPad (iOS 3.0 and higher) option from the Download dialog box
    ios7 download step 2
  5. Click on the Jewish Calendar YYYY.ics download button
  6. When the Subscribe to the calendar “Hebcal YEAR”? dialog box appears, click Subscribe
    ios7 download step 3
  7. When iPhone has finished subscribing, click Done
  8. If you later wish to remove it from your phone, go to over to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar. You will see all your subscriptions listed under Accounts. Choose the one you want to edit or remove, and hit Delete Account

Included in the Hebcal Jewish holiday downloads are options to select major holidays (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, etc.), minor holidays (Purim, Chanukah, etc.), special Shabbatot, public fasts (Tish’a B’Av, etc.), Rosh Chodesh, and modern holidays (Yom HaAtzma’ut, etc.).

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To display today’s Hebrew date in Hebrew or in English transliteration, on your site, use one of these two tags:

Hebrew

<script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"
 src="http://www.hebcal.com/etc/hdate-he.js">
</script>

Preview:

English transliteration

<script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"
 src="http://www.hebcal.com/etc/hdate-en.js">
</script>

Preview:

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Follow these instructions to add a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed to Google Calendar.

  1. Go to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ if you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar.
  2. Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button
  3. Click the Download… button
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  4. Select the Google Calendar option from the Download dialog box
    Google Jewish_Calendar download dialog
  5. Click on the “Add to Google Calendar” button that looks like this:
    Add to Google Calendar
  6. When Google Calendar asks “Would you like to add calendar: Jewish Holidays?” click “Yes, add this calendar”

Included in the Hebcal Jewish holiday downloads are options to select major holidays (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, etc.), minor holidays (Purim, Chanukah, etc.), special Shabbatot, public fasts (Tish’a B’Av, etc.), Rosh Chodesh, and modern holidays (Yom HaAtzma’ut, etc.).

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If you’re having difficulty using the default importing Hebcal to Google Calendar instructions, here is an alternative technique to try that replaces the “subscribe” step with downloading and uploading.

  1. Go to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ if you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar.
  2. Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button
  3. Click the Download… button
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  4. Select the Google Calendar option from the Download dialog box
  5. Click on the “Alternate option: download” to download the Jewish Calendar YYYY.ics file to your desktop
    • After the .ics file has downloaded, do not open it on your desktop.
    • Leave it sitting in your Downloads folder for now.
    • You will use it in step 11 below.
  6. Go to Google Calendar
  7. Click the Create link at the bottom of the “My calendars” list on the left-hand side of the page
    Google Calendar import step 1
  8. For the Calendar Name box, type the name “Hebcal” or “Jewish holidays” or whatever you’d like to call it
    Google Calendar import step 2
  9. Click the Create Calendar button to make a new, empty calendar
  10. Click the Add down-arrow button at the bottom of the calendar list on the left side of the page, and select Import Calendar
    Google Calendar import step 3
  11. Click Browse and choose the Jewish Calendar YYYY.ics file that contains your events, then click Open
    Google Calendar import step 4
  12. Select the Google Calendar where you’d like to import events, then click Import
    Google Calendar import step 5

Included in the Hebcal Jewish holiday downloads are options to select major holidays (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, etc.), minor holidays (Purim, Chanukah, etc.), special Shabbatot, public fasts (Tish’a B’Av, etc.), Rosh Chodesh, and modern holidays (Yom HaAtzma’ut, etc.).

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To permanently delete a calendar from your calendar list, just follow these steps:

1. Click Settings at the bottom of the calendar list on the left side of the page. (Alternatively, click the Settings link at the top-right of any Calendar page, and click Calendars.)
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2. Click the Unsubscribe or Delete link next to the calendar you want to delete.

Delete will permanently erase the calendar. (No one, including those who are sharing or subscribing to the calendar, will be able to access it anymore.)

Unsubscribe will only remove your access to the calendar. (Others will still be able to use it normally.)
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3. Click OK.