Jewish Calendar

Jewish Calendar
  Months Days
  Tishri 30
  Cheshvan 29 or 30
  Kislev 29 or 30
  Tebet 29
  Shebat 30
  Adar 29
  Nisan 30
  Iyyar 29
  Sivan 30
  Tammuz 29
  Ab 30
  Elul 29
  Note: The date of the new year varies, but normally falls in the second half of September in the Gregorian calendar; the general calendar position is maintained by adding, in some years, an extra period of 29 days, Adar Sheni, following the month of Adar

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  • Jewish calendar — n. a calendar used by the Jews in calculating Jewish history, holidays, etc., based on the lunar month and reckoned from 3761 B.C., the traditional date of the Creation: see the Jewish calendar in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • Jewish calendar — the lunisolar calendar used by Jews, as for determining religious holidays, that is reckoned from 3761 B.C. and was established by Hillel II in the 4th century A.D., the calendar year consisting of 353 days (defective year), 354 days (regular… …   Universalium

  • Jewish calendar — noun (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years • Syn: ↑Hebrew calendar • Topics: ↑Judaism • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jewish calendar month — noun a month in the Jewish calendar • Hypernyms: ↑calendar month, ↑month • Hyponyms: ↑Tishri, ↑Heshvan, ↑Kislev, ↑Chislev, ↑Tebet, ↑Tevet, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jewish calendar — noun Date: circa 1888 a calendar in use among Jewish peoples that is reckoned from the year 3761 B.C. and dates in its present form from about A.D. 360 see month table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jewish calendar — noun The annual calendar used in Judaism. It determines the Jewish holidays, which Torah portions to read, Yahrzeits, and which set of Psalms should be read each day …   Wiktionary

  • Jewish calendar — lunar based calendar which is used in the Jewish religion to determine the dates of holidays and other important events …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jewish calendar — Jew′ish cal′endar n. jud a calendar used by Jews, as for determining religious holidays, that is reckoned from the traditional date of the Creation (corresponding to 3761 b.c.) • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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