More Hebrew dates

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Per the suggestion of a user, I’ve added Hebrew translations to the Interactive Calendar for the following 3 optional features: Days of the Omer Show Hebrew date for entire date range Show Hebrew date for dates with some event Here’s a sample of what it looks like: 2nd of Sivan, 5763 / ב׳ בְּסִיוָן תשס״ג… Read more »

Hebcal by Voice is going away

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Got this email from Tellme today: Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 01:10:11 -0800 (PST) From: Tellme Studio <developer@tellme.com> To: michael@… Subject: Tellme Studio program change VoiceXML Developer, Tellme has made many investments in VoiceXML over the past four years. One of these investments was in the Extensions program, with the goal of making VoiceXML a… Read more »

Yahrzeit/Birthdays observed in Adar II

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Last week I fixed a bug in yahrzeit calculations in the hebcal website. According to Calendrical Calculations by Edward M. Reingold and Nachum Dershowitz, the yarhzeit of someone who passed away in Adar of an ordinary year or Adar II of a leap year is also always in the last month of the year, be… Read more »

vCalendar support for Lotus Notes and iCal

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We’ve added support for exporting Hebcal data to and . Our vCalendar export also works in Palm Desktop 4.1 now, although the native DBA export is considered superior. Previously the Hebcal vCalendar export would cause Palm Desktop to crash, but this issue appears to be resolved now.

Small changes to Torah Readings pages

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We’ve added next and previous links to the top of the individual Torah Readings pages. See Parashat Beshalach (this week’s parashah) as an example. You’ll see a link << Bo on the left and Yitro >> on the right. These links have always been available at the bottom of the parashah pages, but now they’re… Read more »