The Hebrew, or Jewish, calendar begins with the month of Nissan and ends with the month of Adar. The calendar is based on the lunar cycle and contains either 12 or 13 months, depending on the year. More »

There are a handful of names that share the same spelling in English and Hebrew, including Adam, Rachael and David. Other names are similar but have key spelling differences. For example, the "b" in an English name like ... More »

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The author of Hebrews has not been determined as of 2014, but the letter is often attributed to Barnabas or Paul. Hebrews is one of the 27 books of the New Testament. More »

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The Hebrew, or Jewish, calendar is both a solar and lunar calendar, as opposed to the Gregorian, or civil, calendar which is based on a solar year that is divided into 12 months. The Gregorian year 2015 corresponds to ye... More »

The months of the Jewish or Hebrew calendar begin with Nissan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av and Elul. The calendar continues with Tishri, Cheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar (called Adar I in leap years only) and Adar II, w... More »

Christmas is not mentioned in the Hebrew calendar. Christmas is a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar year. The Hebrew calendar lists important dates and holidays to the Jewish people, and follows a lunar calendar cycle... More »

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According to Chabad, the names of the Hebrew (Jewish) months are: Nissan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Menachem Av, Elul, Tishrei, Marcheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat and Adar. Judaism 101 abbreviates "Menachem Av" as simply "Av,... More »

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