Hebrew calendar

Hebrew calendar
Hebrew calendar Hebrew calendar same as {Jewish calendar}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Hebrew calendar. — See Jewish calendar. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hebrew calendar — Jewish lunar calendar …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hebrew calendar. — See Jewish calendar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Missing years (Hebrew calendar) — The missing years in the Hebrew calendar refer to a discrepancy of some 165 years between the traditional Hebrew dating for the destruction of the First Temple and the modern secular dating for it (586 BCE) that results if its traditional date… …   Wikipedia

  • Days of week on Hebrew calendar — The modern Hebrew calendar has been designed to ensure that certain holy days and festivals do not fall on certain days of the week. As a result, there are only four possible patterns of days on which festivals can fall. (Note that Jewish days… …   Wikipedia

  • Hebrew astronomy — refers to any astronomy written in Hebrew or by Hebrew speakers, or translated into Hebrew. It also includes an unusual type of literature from the Middle Ages: works written in Arabic but transcribed in the Hebrew alphabet. It includes a range… …   Wikipedia

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