Hebrew Calendar

Information and references on the Hebrew calendar: Nissan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, Elul, Tishrei, Cheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, and Adar.

Month of Adar

Mes de Adar / Month of Adar

Celebrate the holiday of Purim with great joy in the month of Adar! This holiday commemorates the incredible transformation of what seemed to be a bad fortune for the Hebrews into something good and glorious.

Month of Tevet


Tevet is the tenth month in the Jewish calendar. It is a month of prayer and fasting, as well as a remembrance of historical events that took place. It celebrates the victory of the Israelites over the Assyrians in 333 B.C. It is also the month of commemoration of the death of Nehemiah, the leader who rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem.

Month of Kislev

Mes de Kislev / Month of Kislev

The month of Kislev witnesses the manifestation of two states of faith, one active and one passive (bitachon, trust). The miracle of Chanukah shows the active confidence of the Chashmonaim (Maccabim) in their ability to rise and fight against the Hellenistic empire and its culture.

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