Errata: Vayigash aliyah breakdown

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Thanks to Alan Ziv, an error in the Vayigash full kriyah aliyot list has been fixed. The corrected list looks like this: 1: 44:18-30 (13 p’sukim) 2: 44:31-45:7 (11 p’sukim) 3: 45:8-18 (11 p’sukim) 4: 45:19-27 (9 p’sukim) 5: 45:28-46:27 (28 p’sukim) 6: 46:28-47:10 (17 p’sukim) 7: 47:11-27 (17 p’sukim) maf: 47:25-27 (3 p’sukim) Previously… Read more »

Holiday Torah Readings

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I’m working on adding a Holiday Torah Readings feature to the website. You can see a beta version of the page here: Jewish Holidays. For example, see the readings for Pesach.

Shana Tova u’Metuka!

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This message is a little late, but I’d like to wish a sweet New Year to all of my hebcal.com users. Or, perhaps I should extend an early Chag Sukkot Sameach!

Diaspora vs. Israeli Sedra schemes

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Due to some confusion with Israeli vs. Diaspora sedra schemes, I have modified the user interface on the Interactive Calendar page to make the option easier to use. Instead of a checkbox, it’s now displayed as a radio button (a choice between the two options). You should select the appropriate option depending on where you… Read more »

iCal export modified

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A couple of folks using iCal reported some problems with the Hebcal export option for iCal. Apparently the iCalendar file format is slightly incompatible with the vCalendar format used by Lotus Notes and some other apps. To address this issue, the website now offers both .vcs (vCalendar) and .ics (iCalendar) files for download. The .ics… Read more »