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macOS Calendar Jewish holidays download

Follow these instructions to subscribe to a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed in on macOS (formerly called Mac OS X) desktop:

1. Open a web browser on your macOS computer.

2. Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button

3. Click the Download… button

4. Select the Apple option from the download dialog box

5. Click on the grey “Subscribe on iPhone, iPad & macOS” button

6. Click Allow if your browser prompts you Do you want to allow this page to open “Calendar”?

7. Apple Calendar (OS X Mountain Lion and later) or iCal (OS X Lion and earlier) will start up

8. Click Subscribe in the “Calendar URL” dialog box

9. In the next dialog box, uncheck the “Remove Alerts” option if you wish to be notified of candle-lighting and Havdalah times.

macOS Calendar Info dialog box v3

10. Choose the Location for your subscription

  • Use iCloud if you wish to synchronize with other Apple devices such as iPhone or iPad
  • Use On My Mac if you wish to have the calendar subscription only on your desktop/laptop

11. Click OK

12. Congratulations! You should now see the Hebcal holiday calendar on your Calendar app