CH”M is an abbreviation for Chol Ha-Mo’ed. Chol Ha-Mo’ed are the intermediate days of Passover and Sukkot, when work is permitted.
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For example, Tzom Tammuz is always on the 17th of Tammuz, but in the year 5772 (2012 C.E.) it is on the 18th of Tammuz. The answer has to do with Shabbat: “The Hebrew year contains several fast days that, though specified by particular Hebrew calendar dates, are shifted when those days occur on Saturday…. Read more »