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Calendar, The Jewish

Knowledge Base » Calendar, The Jewish
Results 1-10 of 1998
The most comprehensive and advanced Jewish calendar online. Features a brief summary of key events in Jewish history, laws and customs, Shabbat times and more.
Since Biblical times the months and years of the Jewish calendar have been established by the cycles of the moon and the sun. Torah law prescribes that the months follow closely the course of the moon, from its birth each month to the next New Moon.
Jewish Essentials - Part 4
Holidays and Holy Days - The Jewish Calendar
Take a journey through the Jewish calendar and get an elementary overview of the Jewish holidays and their customs. This class is the forth of a six-part lecture series titled ‘The Essentials,’ which introduces the foundations of Jewish life and living.
QUESTION: "What were the Holy Ari's thoughts about eating meat? Did he condemn the eating of meat or just non kosher ones?" ANSWER: It is known that the holy Ari ate meat only on Shabbat and Yom Tov. QUESTION: "When it says in the introduction to Etz Chai...
The Jewish perpetual calendar was arranged in a manner that ensures that the first day of Rosh Hashanah will never fall on Sunday, Wednesday or Friday.According to many, this rule took effect when the perpetual calendar was put in place in the 4th century...
How Torah liberated humankind from the bondage of fate
Once upon a time, time was round. Then somehow we straightened it out, put an arrow on the end and took it for a ride. Now let me tell you how it happened . . .
The Jewish Calendar
Rosh Chodesh
Rosh Chodesh, the head of the month, plays a big role in the Jewish calendar, where the lunar cycle is front and center. Learn how the Jewish calendar works.
Though most of the mitzvot were transmitted at Sinai, a select few were given beforehand. They were yet in Egypt when they received their first mitzvah: it’s time to establish a new calendar!
Wouldn't it be wonderful if Rosh Hashanah would be regular and Passover punctual? And there would be an absolute guarantee that the World Series and Yom Kippur don't clash...
This class introduces the key components that comprise and determine the structure of the Jewish calendar which follows the lunar cycle.
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